A new bill introduced by Republican Sen. Martha McSally of Arizona is seeking to give $4,000 each to taxpayers so they can take a vacation anywhere in the U.S. at least 50 miles from their primary residence to boost the tourism and hospitality industries that have been hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
At first I laughed. Then I got upset.
Danny and I had planned a once in a lifetime Cross Country Amtrak Vacation. 7 weeks: April, May and June.
So yes, WE WANT AND NEED a vacation.
I have also spent a good part of our trip money stocking up on supplies and getting through Lockdown.