Fair warning – this post has little to do with equipment financing, equipment leasing, section 179, recession, depression, Obama, economic stimulus, or the price of tea in China (just in case you were wondering about that last part.) It’s actually a little touchy-feely, to be honest.
Well, spring has sprung, and not a moment too soon. I don’t know about you, but it was a long hard winter. Ok, I lied above, because I’m going to mention recession.
It just fits that the real dark economic time was pretty much right after the holidays. All it really takes to slam the markets is a little bad economic news combined with short days, cold nights, and holiday hangover (which reminds me, I really do make killer eggnog… gotta watch the bourbon next year.)
But really, sometimes I wonder if things are as bad as we think, or is there a little help from the time of year. I know the first warm day is like magic around here. Neighbors who haven’t seen each other since November make an appearance. Birds you haven’t seen since autumn start coming back. It rains instead of snows, and the ground has that faint tint of green. Then daylight savings time comes, and POW – it’s like a whole new world. Recession or not.
I look down at my desk, and equipment finance applications are still there. Section 179 is back (ok, I lied about this too – I can’t go an entire post without mentioning Section 179.) My boss wants to discuss a new client. Lunch will be at my desk today because I’m too busy to go out. And the sun is shining through my window.
I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling pretty good right now. Even if the stock market goes down… well, it’s a nice day at least. Let’s go get some mulch!!