Friday, February 22, 2008

Misery: From the Corporate HQ of

When we open up today we learn that we are the 9th most miserable city in the United States. Thank the lord for Modesto, CA or we would have been 8th.
No. 9Charlotte, N.C.

Commute times 96
Income tax rates 107
Superfund sites 97
Unemployment 97
Violent crimes 140
Weather 88
Misery Measure 625
Charlotte ranked in the bottom 50% of all six categories that we examined. Its worst showing was in violent crimes (838 crimes per 100,000 residents). As home to banking giants Bank of America and Wachovia, Charlotte could see an uptick in unemployment, thanks to the problems at those banks.
They left off - 2 hours from nearest trout stream.
We are depressed and all job offers to places near trout streams are being entertained. We plan to do something about our sorrow tomorrow as we make the two plus hour drive to the Davidson River to hang out with members of the North Carolina Fly Fishing Team.
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