I need a break from all of the negative economic, weather and social news--so let's focus on some of the positives today.
93-percent of people in this area have a job.
90-percent of people in this area are current on their mortgages--and are at no risk of being foreclosed upon.
It's now light out past 6:00 at night.
There is a very good chance that Oshkosh will send a boys' team to the state basketball championships again this year.
Milk is back to $2.50 a gallon again.
Gas is still less than $2.00 a gallon.
More people are realizing the dangers of debt and are making the concerted effort to get out of the hole.
The Boston Bruins continue to have the best record in the NHL's Eastern Conference and would have home ice advantage throughout the playoffs. (That one is a bit personal).
U2 comes out with a great new album today.
Brett Favre is still retired.
Those who are deciding to enter the investment markets today have nowhere to go but up from here.
Hopefully these won't be our "Good Old Days".
Let's try to go out there and make today a little bit better than yesterday.