I now remember why I don’t like reading/watching the news — it just feeds the FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt) we have about our lives, particularly since most of “we” are average people who don’t make oodles of money. And as I listened to them talk about the “Fed” cut the internet level by half a percentage point, thus apparently enough to encourage the likes of me to spend, it occured to me: you want me to spend, cut my credit card interest rate; give me a bailout. Basically, by-pass the banks and go directly to those that spend — US. We’re the ones who keep the market moving. We’re the ones who decide whether to starve for the week so we can pay rent and other bills. We’re the ones who are told to live to some high standard but not given the means to live up to that.
I can see why so many people don’t want to be adults. It’s scary out there.
So in times like this we need to be gratiful for what we have and I am very grateful for what I have. I have a job that pays well and a love who stands by me. I have lots of good friends. I’m in relatively good health and have my mental faculties still. I get to enjoy life.
It really isn’t so bad. 😉