On Friday, October 12, I got a frantic call from my wife at work. She was sobbing, and couldn’t hardly get any words out. Jen: “Charlie….I’m so sorry.” Charlie: “What happen? Did you get in an accident?” Jen: “No. Your
Have you heard the news lately that many weatherman are calling 2012 the year of the second Dust Bowl? The weather channel has even run an article on the comparison between 1930 vs 2012 dust bowls. When I went home
Living through the Great Depression was no small feat. People think that the recession of 2008 was bad, but people from our generation don’t know what it’s like to have 25% unemployment and families losing everything. The pain of the
My grandparents have had a huge financial impact on my life. Mainly for two reason, 1) they have been married for 71 years, and 2) they live frugal lifestyles because the impact that Great Depression has had on their life.
Today I had the pleasure of doing a phone interview with my Grandpa on the Great Depression and created this YouTube video from it. I asked him a lot of questions on how the great depression affected him, what he