I grew up where everything was smaller. We lived in a small house. The gas prices were very high so we had a small car we could barely fit into. The big things I got were clothes. That was so I would not grow out of them too fast. I applaud my parents for doing all they could to provide. Because of their dedication to get me through school, I can now support them in their retirement. I could have taken my salary and bought a big house. Instead, I looked for nicely sized apartments in Houston TX where I now worked. If you look around, you can get a big apartment for a low lease price.
I used to say as a young teenager how I was going to grow up and drive a big car and live in a big house. I told everyone that my clothes were going to be designed by a personal tailor. Read the rest of this entry »