Sunday morning, I had a few minutes to drive around my home town. I was struck by the number of un-occupied homes. Many of them were grand old victorian homes. Some boarded up, some used as low rent housing, and most of them in really poor condition.
I imagine that, at the time they were built, their owners were incredibly proud to have had the opportunity and good fortune to build them. I can imagine that they felt as though they were tasting success. Now, not so much. What's happened to the American dream and how can we get it back? I have no solutions. Just observations and questions.