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]
Is there really a difference between 60 degree days in March or April and 60 degree days in September or October? Isn’t the temperature the same? How do we get the “aaahhhh” feeling in the Spring and that “mmmm” sensation in the Fall? Shorts and sweatshirts during football season. Jeans and t-shirts during March Madness.…[Read More]
12/08/2013 No Comments
I have no idea if snow has a scent that we can pick up. I also have no idea how many words for snow are in the Eskimo/Inuit language. Here’s what I do know. I (and my dog, Sandy) feel differently when we anticipate an oncoming flurry of the white stuff. Maybe it’s because they have said it 24/7 on our TV source for all things weather. Maybe it’s because everyone on Facebook is talking about it. Maybe it’s because people cancelled their trip to come check out a summer rental. Maybe it’s because the hardware store was packed with shoppers loading up on salt and new shovels. Or maybe Sandy and I can smell it. That’s what I’m going with. It’s way cooler.