I was talking to my friend Leigh from SoCal today, and the conversation inevitably turned to how everything is getting more expensive — seemingly by the day. The cost of living in Southern California has always been high compared to the rest of the country, but things are truly getting out of hand now. When you add the fact that it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find good jobs in Los Angeles, you know lots of people are facing some tough times ahead.
At any rate, Leigh is having to cut back on everything these days in order to get by. No more shopping sprees, no more new cars, no more unnecessary magazine subscriptions… and no end in sight. I’ve had enough of all of this, and can’t wait for the economy to recover and for prices to get back to manageable levels. How about you?