By Becky Nelson
The horrible events of Jan. 6 – the illegal storming of the Capitol building; forcing the evacuation of our elected leaders; and causing destruction, injuries, and death – would not have happened 50 years ago. Or 40. Or 30.
Holiday spending always gets the best of me. The gifts, the food, the Christmas tree and decorations — sandwiched between two monthly rent payments — siphon money from my bank account. Every year I feel the sticker shock, briefly tuck my tail between my legs, then carry on like it never happened.