new pew report out- yeah! it's funny, when i think of necessities i wouldn't or couldn't live without- toilet paper comes to mind. not tv. but hey, guess it's a matter of perspective.
here's my list- do you have and do you need:
car- yep, necessity right now. i need to be able to get to the fam in a timely fashion and they are 10 miles away- so, yes and yes.
clothes washer- yes- but that means either here at home or laundromat. i would do the laundromat thing if i had to. yes and no.
clothes dryer- yes, and no.
air conditioning- no and no
microwave- yes and no
tv- yes and no
car air conditoner- yes and no
computer- yes and no
cell phone- yes and yes- we don't own a landline
dishwasher- yes, and no
cable/satellite- yes, no
high speed internet- yes- and if i have internet- yes
flat screen tv- yes and no
ipod- no and no
my list of necessities would look like this- what i couldn't live without:
personal hygiene products
books- i mean i would if i had to- but i wouldn't really want to