My print column is up.
Here he is in unhappier times...
From the column:
He got unemployment and a job counselor. He went on CareerLink, worked on his resume and sent it out to dozens of places. Wal-Mart was the first (and only) responder. He starts back to work in two or three weeks.What debt-ridden America could learn from Robert Strange is a lot.
“It’s been tight, but we’ve always been frugal,” he said. “No car loans, no credit card bills. We keep it simple.”
He thanks his mother for raising him like that.
“We grew up hard. I was raised on ‘nothing’s ever promised.’ If I can’t pay cash right then and there, I leave it there until I can afford it.”