“For amber waves of grain….” More reasons to count our blessings.

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Real Estate Agent with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers

For amber waves of grainDespite the dourest predictions to the contrary, America has not devolved into a state of either anarchy or poverty.

And although we have experienced some unprecedented corrections in many market sectors, there is still food on the table and a relative calm acceptance of the circumstances by the populace.

In many cases, families are learning how to “make do,” and are not only meeting the challenges head-on, but in many cases are making permanent lifestyle adjustments that will ultimately lead to both better physical and economic health.

And like those that were raised during the Great Depression of the 1930’s, the attributes of thriftiness, minimalism and conservation will be indelibly emblazoned in the collective mindset for decades to come.

We have so much for which to be thankful. Life is good, and every day is a blessing!

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William Feela
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Richard, we do have a lot to be thankful for.

The quietness we have can also be contributed to many of the Give-away programs we have today.  I don't think things would be so quiet if those programs we not in place.  We are not as adaptable today as we were in the 30's.  Just let one Welfare check or unemployment check not show up...

September 29, 2010 09:43 AM
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I will join you in giving simple thanks.....I am amazed that negativity often gets equal billing with life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Just being on an adventure demands gratitude in and of itself. To complain while you are on it.....cheapens the experience and detracts from the majesty.....thank you for a thoughtful post....Richard....

September 29, 2010 10:05 AM
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Tammie White
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I am fortunate that I have always been able to find the positives even when things look terrible.  This is a real asset especially in a challenging real estate market.  I am eternally optimistic. 

September 29, 2010 11:30 AM
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Ginny Lacey Gorman
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Richard...it's kind of like my post the other day about picking up pennies so be thankful for each day with your family...we can all do with alot less and do very well by it...it is positive thinking again that brings us forward to a better day...thank you

September 29, 2010 11:53 AM
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You are so right on with how blessed we are and to count our blessings daily. 

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