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]
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As we prepare to send off our friends, daughters and nephews off to school, let’s remember that we were there once. How can we forget the anticipation, the wonder, the new clothes? The questions that haunted us still ring through the head of each student-to-be. Is my notebook (IPad) the right color? Will my (virtual) classes by difficult? Will I make new (Facebook) friends? Number two pencils have moved aside for laptops and rotary phones are somehow small enough for our pockets but the first day of school is always pretty cool, anxious and hopeful. Remember your first day and give your student-to-be a pat on his/her back-his/her actual back.