The United States slipped into a minor recession right after 9/11, so the government used its control over how much money is circulating to make it cheaper to borrow money. Because interest rates were low, people borrowed a lot of money and used much of it to buy houses. While this was happening, home prices were increasing year after year, and everyone assumed this would continue forever.
A Japanese balloon bomb drifted 6,000 miles to deliver a deadly blow to a party of Sunday school picnickers in Bly, Oregon.
In 1945, In Bly, Oregon, Mrs. Elsie Mitchell and five neighborhood children are killed while attempting to drag a Japanese balloon out the woods. Unbeknownst to Mitchell and the children, the balloon was armed, and it exploded soon after they began tampering with it.
They were the first and only known American civilians to be killed in the continental United States during World War II.
Most people assume that ‘having your shit together’ means you’re successful in your career or that you make a lot of money.
It simply means that you are in control of your life—you take active ownership of your living environment, your health, your ambitions, and your finances. You put in work maintaining certain aspects of your life, which allow you to thrive and maintain your sense of independence.
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