Food for Thought – 9 Reasons For Us to Count Our Blessings

From the Momentarily Off-Topic Files

This image medley found its way to me today after making the rounds through the email-sphere.   Admittedly, I couldn't verify its authenticity.  But, given a comparison of the deltas between claims in the images I'm in a position to verify (e.g., U.S., Mexico, Germany) and those I can surmise from world news and events (e.g., South Asia, Central Africa), I was comfortable to share this with you with at least an anecdotal perspective.

You'll likely find your own interpretation.  For my part:  Given the disparity between the images towards the top of the stack, as compared to the image at the bottom of the stack, I'll count my blessings today.


A Family in Italy. 1 week food expenditure: $260

A Family in Germany. 1 week food expenditure: $500

A Family in the U.S. 1 week food expenditure: $342

A Family in Mexico. 1 week food expenditure: $189

A Family in Poland. 1 week food expenditure: $151

A Family in Egypt. 1 week food expenditure: $69

A Family in Ecuador. 1 week food expenditure: $32

A Family in Bhutan. 1 week food expnditure: $5.03

A Family in Chad. 1 week food expenditure: $1.23

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