Toronto

You know your boss has your back when…

You know your boss has your back when…

I had a interesting and endearing exchange at work yesterday. As many of you know, I’m lucky to be able to work barefoot most of the time and my boss and co-workers are very much used to it and very much aware of my lifestyle choice. Anyhow, two web developers were...

What do “they” think of “us”?

What do “they” think of “us”?

I always find it interesting to ponder about what non-barefooters think of us barefooter when they interact with us in public. A prevalent subject during these interactions is the warnings about the (apparently imminent) dangers I will encounter while not having any...

A Barefoot Conversation with
Dale Blacker, RMT

Dale Blacker is a Registered Massage Therapist from Toronto, Canada who enjoys the benefits from walking and spending a good amount of time in bare feet - even at work for most part! Dale and I became friends after he started a barefooting "experiment" some three...

Spring is here! Let’s get Hiking!

Yes! Although it doesn’t really feel like spring in a lot of areas in Ontario – or Canada for that matter, the new season has sprung and it’s time to get out of our hibernation mode and start exploring the different areas around the city. What best way to start our...

Barefooting in the First Snow Fall in Toronto this Season

I can't really say I am an accomplished "winter barefooter" by any account since I'm very much a summer type of guy through and through. However, living in Toronto, Canada, I must endure long and cold winters every year. And, every year, I do at least a minimum amount...

Out of Hibernation

I've been struggling with my weight over the last few years so, after turning 40 last year and a wakeup call from my doctor, I've decided to take charge. Knowing how beneficial barefoot running has proven to be, I thought I ought to give it a try myself. Of course,...

Another Great Interview Experience

Yesterday, I had the pleasure to meet, interview, and go for a fun barefoot outing with Radio Documentary Producer Frank Faulk. Frank contacted me last week to do a showcase half-hour radio documentary about my barefoot lifestyle. As part of the exercise, he wanted to...

Is the Newest Barefooter in Town a Media Writer?

Is the Newest Barefooter in Town a Media Writer?

Yesterday morning, I had an interesting and rewarding meeting with Canada's Sun Media Corporation feature writer Thane Burnett. In the past 10 years or so, I have been interviewed by numerous reporters but I must admit interviewing with Thane was by far one of the...