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The Barefooted Farmer Boy

George Peck was a late 19th, early 20th century humor writer. The following is from his Sunbeams: Humor, Sarcasm and Sense, published in 1902. The book is made up of stories that originally appeared in Peck’s newspaper, The Sun.

There’s a lot of essential truth in the story.

 

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Here’s a story about a barefoot lawyer.

But no, it’s not recent.

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A Barefoot Perspective

Here’s just a quickie blog entry about a news item from 1955.

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The Rule of Three

Barefooters sometimes wonder what they can do to help diminish the impact of those in society who make it difficult to go barefoot in public. Sometimes it seems like an impossible task — I hear suggestions for a horde of barefooters to descend on a location. The trouble with that is that barefooters are pretty scattered (and they also tend to be rather independent).

But I came across a blog entry yesterday that suggests it might not be quite that hopeless.

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Merry Christmas

 

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And a song, Barefoot Santa Claus, from Sonny James.

 

[A repost.]

 

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There is a California bluegrass-ish group out there called The Dustbowl Revival. They recently got Dick Van Dyke to help them shoot a video, and the result is magical.

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A Riddle

The native Hawaiians were quite fond of riddles (with riddles similar to the riddle contest in The Hobbit). Here’s an example:

Kuu ana ula, ku lalani na koa kapa keokeo.

In my red cave stand in rows white-clad soldiers.

Here is the answer:

Teeth.

Got it? Get the idea?

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