I find it amazing that

on the one hand we’re talking this morning about making a carefully considered, needed-rather-than-wanted, completely funded, inspected, big-ticket-item purchase, with a great deal of angst that perhaps something was missed along the lines, versus the merits of some talking head on TV who said “don’t mind the creeping poverty that is slowly but surely strangling us, just go out and buy whatever you want.” And doesn’t even seem comfy while she’s saying it. I’m very happy to be in the group of folks who subscribe to the former, rather than the latter approach to life. The former leads me where I want to go. The latter only drags me down to where I’ve already been. Here’s to a little angst at the end of a wise purchase decision! Better angst than ignorance and wishful thinking……