This is the season of awards. Oscars, Golden Globes, Critics Choice, etc. It is the congratulations period of the movie industry and it means that the “Best” actors, writers, producers, sound, etc. are hopeful that they will get some hardware to prove that they among the best in their field. Awards season usually begins with…[Read More]
Labor Day was started as “a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.” This is from the US Department of Labor. It was Oregon…[Read More]
August is the month in which we celebrate a few interesting “holidays” that seem unrelated but could be combined into a wonderful 31 day celebration. Real Estate can be stressful and at Barefoot we try hard to take some of the anxiety out of it. One of those ways is recognize the positive and powerful…[Read More]
07/03/2012 No Comments
Holidays get a bad rap. Some of our most important celebrations/memorials/anniversaries are relegated to abbreviated conveniences like “Turkey Day,” “Xmas” or “Monday.” Regardless of your religion, your thoughts on the discovery of our land or the personal significance of certain men in our history, we all can raise our cups, hot dogs or veggie burgers to toast our Independence. We can enjoy the fireworks in the sky and extract the politics out of our backyard discussions. The FOURTH day! It’s not the first day after the full moon. It’s not the first day after the weekend closest to another day. Shake hands with someone that disagrees with you, put aside your differences for 24 hours and enjoy the fact we can resume arguing in English with various New Jersey Accents instead of English that’s, well, English.