Category Archives: american dream

Where have all the homeowners gone?

According to this CNN MONEY article, Home ownership hits lowest level since 1965, we are becoming a nation of renters. This shouldn’t be too surprising today. But, think about that a few years ago. 2006, for example. We never would have seen this coming. Actually, Bob and I had a friend who did sell his […]

The American Dream today

In 2006, almost 69% of Americans owned their own homes. This percentage is the highest in American history and among the highest worldwide.  “To possess one’s own home, however small, is the hope of every family in our country. That is the American ideal, born of an exquisite sentiment, nurtured by a long national tradition, […]

Houseless not Homeless

A View from the Road: This is a picture of Spotted Wolf Canyon on I70 in Utah about 60 miles West of the Colorado border. Good morning from Grand Junction, Colorado! We rolled into town yesterday at about 5 PM (we’re on Mountain Time now.) Ah, there’s so much to say. I don’t know how […]