So it appears that even with an uptick in the real estate market, the whole home-ownership thing is losing its vaunted position at the core of the American Dream.
Add to that what appears to be the end of the American love affair with cars among the Millennial Generation and you have a potentially massive cultural challenge emerging to 20th-century norms of progress and human happiness.
Our move to a loft in downtown Springfield is now just two months away. We have a buyer for our house. We’re happy with the price. (And I’m even happier about the fact that I have just two months left to endure the drudgery of cutting grass and other annoying home maintenance chores.)
Next up: Huge freaking garage sale — no bicycles for sale; we’re taking them all with us