For those of us who have a passing interest in how much home prices are fluctuating around the country, there was an interesting article in the paper about home prices in the Hamptons in New York. There, the one-percenters from the New York City area have created their own private world. There is a lack of availability of homes to purchase in the area even for people with big bucks and it is causing a lot of anguish on their part.
Back-to-school lists aren’t the same this year.
Thank you for all the well wishes after my first “Capital Highlights” column last week. I also appreciate the emails suggesting topics of high interest.
Many brave men fought for Texas independence. Some were lucky to be remembered and volumes of books were written about their character, deeds, while others had only a mention.
“The farmer has always been a peasant,” said Richard Blinco of Idaho.
When the market crashed in 1975, Richard had a ranch, feedlot, dairy, potatoes, alfalfa and a packing house.