Flip-flops are the closest ‘footwear’ to being barefoot

Flip-flops are the closest 'footwear' to actually being barefoot.

Please note: This article is not about extolling the virtues of flip-flops vs. other footwear for people who usually wear shoes. This article is for people who normally live barefoot, and in that context may occasionally need some temporary footwear when being barefoot may not be possible or practical.

Being barefoot is the most natural and healthiest way for humans to live, as the human foot was never designed to be be closed up in restrictive shoes. Shoes in fact are the cause of at least 90% of all foot problems suffered by people. Continue reading “Flip-flops are the closest ‘footwear’ to being barefoot”

Barefoot hiking is fun and a good workout for the feet

Barefoot hiking is safe, fun, and kind to the earth.

Hiking is fun and great exercise, whether on a regular hiking trail or just out in the woods or wilderness on no trail at all. And doing that without shoes, boots, or any footwear at all is the most natural and environmentally friendly way possible to do it – that is, completely barefoot.                                                                                                                            Continue reading “Barefoot hiking is fun and a good workout for the feet”

Some cities have posted misleading mask requirement signs

This sign posted by state of Michigan is not only misleading, it is a blatant lie. Wearing a shirt or shoes have nothing to do with wearing a mask, and they are NOT required by law.

The image at the top of this page is an example of the misleading signs being posted on a few official websites. This particular one is not only misleading, it is a blatant lie. There is no ‘law’ that requires a shirt or shoes, whether with a mask or otherwise.

In the last several months, it has come to my attention that several cities and other jurisdictions in the U.S. have been promoting signs or posters that are conflating a mask wearing requirement Continue reading “Some cities have posted misleading mask requirement signs”

Bare feet are much less a risk for COVID-19 than shoes are

This is the structure of a coronavirus.

[This article will be updated regularly as new information becomes available.]

Being barefoot during the current COVID-19 crisis poses no particular risk of catching or spreading the coronavirus any more than dressing any other way. In fact, it poses even less risk of spreading the virus than shoes do, as will be explained below.                                                       Continue reading “Bare feet are much less a risk for COVID-19 than shoes are”