Last week was a low point, both financially and mentally. Dropped $3000 in car repairs, which may very well be my financial undoing. Getting shaken down for this much money in the run up to the holidays doesn’t make the situation any better. So when a friend posted this image of vintage food stamps (pictured) on Facebook this morning, it reminded me how much my savings have depleted during the recession, and how close I live to the edge of potential poverty.
In related news: It turns out Photoshopping Obama’s face onto food stamps is a kind of a growing national hobby. See: . More: .