Do you ever read the legals section of the Morrison County Record?  This is the section with the teeny-tiny print that it takes a magnifying glass to read.  When a newspaper has a legals section, it supposedly gives legitimacy to the publication.  I cruise through the legals every so often and did so with this week’s Record (Oct. 14, 2007 issue).  I was shocked by the number of mortgage foreclosures listed – 23 in all – taking up  over three pages of the paper.  Here’s local evidence of the nationwide housing market slide.

Searching for a comfy, affordable crevice to call home,

Phineas F. A. Pickerel