Stories from Great Depression survivors reveal how physically demanding life became after the crash. The difference in last century and the cliff we're dangling over now is we're in a state of soft. Soft bodies, soft drinks, and soft minds characterize today's society.
Granted, there are exceptions. But look around. We've become a bunch of physical softies. You might be soft if…Minimal physical exertion like walking up bleachers at your daughter's soccer game leaves you breathless Bending to place a case of bottled water under your shopping cart sends you to the chiropractor Planting three tomatoes warrants a two-hour nap Playing outside consists of a game of Angry Birds on your tablet on your screened porch Checking the mailbox becomes an endurance event