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]
04/17/2014 No Comments
There a varying explanations for this whimsical holiday. The one I like best is the one about the Roman emperor, Constantine. He let the jesters be “kings for a day.” Of course, like most of us fools, they ruled with absurdity. The tradition stuck and now we play jokes on willing (and some not so willing) participants each year. I say we take it a step further and have fun with our friends/family all month long. Maybe we can move it to take up the whole spring. . Why limit it at all? It takes time to come up with successful practical jokes so maybe we do need to put some boundary on it. how about this: once a month, make someone in you life scream, laugh and want to get you back.