One of the more pervasive of the many myths related to bare feet is that it is illegal to drive barefoot. One the other hand, this is one of the easiest to debunk. Another myth is that driving barefoot is somehow unsafe. Nothing could be further from the truth. Continue reading “Driving barefoot is safer than driving while wearing footwear”
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”
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”
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”
This is a success story. It’s about a bad decision that was made by officials of a local area, who then made the wise choice to correct their error when it was pointed out to them. This article will detail the sequence of events that led to that decision. Continue reading “Cape Cod has corrected its misleading COVID-19 signage”
With the United States leading the world in COVID-19 infections, cities, counties, and states all over the country have taken important steps in an attempt to stop the spread of this potentially deadly infection. Continue reading “Key West, FL, has seriously blundered in its COVID-19 fight”
One of the most common reasons we often hear for a store requiring customers to wear shoes is, “If you’re barefoot you might injure your foot and sue us.” There is very little chance of either of those happening. Continue reading “A barefoot person does not increase a store’s liability risk”
[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”
The vast majority of medical conditions people have with their feet are caused by shoes or shoe wearing. And even the very few ailments that shoes themselves did not directly or indirectly cause are usually made worse by continuing to wear shoes while the condition exists. Continue reading “90% of foot ailments are caused by or made worse by shoes”
Shoes not only damage feet over time, they do considerable damage to the environment. There are basically three ways that happens. Continue reading “Living barefoot is one small step to help end shoe pollution”