"I wanted to do something that I'd always wanted to do and I wanted to stop making excuses for why I shouldn't do it. It's not logical or rational to quit your job at 38 and go and learn how to make shoes in Minnesota. That's not logical. But I was like, 'I don't care, I'm just going to go do it anyway.'"
When Isobel Schofield found herself in a small plane in Chisago City, Minnesota, she had no doubt her travels were taking a turn in a very different direction. A far cry from the days of travels to Hong Kong and South Korea as a knit designer for a major chain retail clothing line, Isobel's latest landing had her headed in an equally exotic direction: Forging her way as the owner of her own personalized shoe design company, Bryr Clogs.