Screw the Economy, I’m Staying in Missoula

On this weekend’s Missoula Notebook, I confess to being a proud non-contributor to improving the American economy.

I’m proud of how relatively little I contribute to “the economy.” Driving an eleven-year-old car, carefully planning my first new-shoe purchase in five years, and squinting at a non-digital, non-HD television, it’s hard to imagine how I could be happier.

A lot of the credit goes to just living in Missoula, and I’m not alone in feeling this way. A recent survey found 94 percent of Missoulians “satisfied with the overall quality of life in Missoula.”

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