Commentary: Wish I hadn't gone there
Many of us have gotten creative during this economic downturn. People who can't sell their house search the Internet for someone to trade properties with. The New York Times carried a story about caretakers who live in people's vacation homes off season or in the palatial digs of those who travel extensively. The story reminded me of my own long-ago financial crisis. Newly married and in college, my husband and I learned we were expecting.