We all know the song… Summer Loving, had me a blast. Summer Loving, happened so fast… As we head down the beach and sit on the porch of our Jersey Shore rental or lounge in the yard of our beach house, most of us can sing hit song from the musical Grease. We saw the…[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]
Like the movie Groundhog Day, we keep having an eerily similar experience at Barefoot: people keep booking the same house and same weeks…over and over again. Can that be happening? Or are we just dreaming? Are we in video loop? NOPE. We have built up our regular customer base to Groundhog Day (the good parts)…[Read More]
02/12/2013 No Comments
With all the talk of Flood Maps and Elevations and Sea Level, we thought it might be time to talk vocabulary. No one is sure what exactly is going to happen but hopefully we all will remain calm, informed and optimistic. However, we’ll certainly be discussing these things over the next few years so what words do we use? One thing we should be able to agree on is the term for getting your home higher than it currently is(even that sounds funny). “Raising” should be crossed right off of the list. Way to close to “Razing” and that would be bad. “Elevating” is interesting. Although that brings on visions of Slam Dunk Contests. Fun imagery but it doesn’t quite mesh with the beach. We like “Verticalizing” but it is completely made up. Let’s settle on “Lifting.” It is commonly used in reference to the positive effect on one’s spirits. And that’s always a good thing.