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]
02/11/2014 No Comments
The apostrophe has way too many letters in common with catastrophe so let us (let’s) take it back from the stormy, ominous weather event coming our way. By the way, do these occur only in the Northeast? Is there such a thing as a Sou’easter? Questions for another day. For now, let’s deal with any directional precipitation with some apostrophe usage. It can be used to replace missing letters. Let’s replace snow with Easter baskets! It can used when something is owned. Let’s own some chocolate and hide some eggs! Some people use it to show a plural but that seems messy (like slush). Embrace the apostrophe and let’s hope out loud that this Normal Easter is a good one.