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]
05/30/2012 No Comments
With the unofficial/official start to summer behind us, it’s time to remind ourselves to be civil. We’ve all heard the “count to ten” mantra when our tempers begin to boil. How about a “count to seven, at least” rule when deciding on whether or not to honk our horns? So the guy in front of you stops at a corner that doesn’t have stop sign/light. Count to seven, at least. Then a short, quick toot. The girls are driving extra slowly while they scour each street for that sweet parking spot. Count to seven at least. A reminder beep, then ignore them as they salute you. The lady on the phone doesn’t realize the light has turned green. Boole Count to seven, not eight. Beep. And try not to be the focus of anyone’s toots or beeps.