What has been the trickle-down effect of the economic slowdown for you and your family? Are you finding it more difficult to pay bills, rent or a mortgage? Have you lost your job? What are you doing to ride out the storm?
Northern Virginia Daily copywriter/designer Mariann Hughes is kicking off this new section with some personal thoughts of her own on the subject of hard times - she is from the Detroit area and has relatives and friends who work in the auto industry. Join Mariann in telling your hard times story.
I was born and raised in Michigan, and while I'm lovin' my recent move to the lovely Shenandoah Valley, I have a pretty fierce loyalty to my home-state. All the shenanigans over the recent auto problems has made me more than a little upset.