There's a different perspective when you are driving a bus and living in a smaller world. Now if you raise the rates of camp sites, double the price of rice and beans, or if there are three straight days of rain I might complain.
But let's face it, folks, a few percentage points increase in SSI and taxes is not a catastrophe. Suck it up, America! You've been there before. Remember the 1990s ? Not so bad !
|As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears. -- Rumi.|
Maybe with good reason.
The complex world that the majority of us live in seems increasingly scary and morphing beyond our ability to control. Will I have a job tomorrow? Will the cost of living double? Will a medical disaster strike?
Life was not always so complicated nor did we see ourselves as part of a large machine that seems to be becoming increasingly unstable.
I close the door, turn the key, music kicks on floating above the sounds of the engine and the tires on the road.
Up ahead the sky is blue and flecked with December clouds and the mountains have been where they have always been.
Fiscal cliff? Not that I see, or in the rear view mirror either. In a simpler world you don't go over a cliff.