Bring back Yankee ingenuity

In today's economy, it pays to handle your own home maintenance
Published on Dec 2, 2011

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"Whether you think that you can or that you can't, you're usually right." --Henry Ford

In this troubled economy, more people might take this gentle exhortation to heart. In Ford's time, Yankee ingenuity -- the ability to make a go of things in even the toughest circumstances -- was a point of pride among Americans. But it's a rapidly vanishing American trait.