You know when you feel that you are in creative inertia, and it is not of your own creation.
But if you see these tales of gloom, I wonder if creative inertia is a bad thing to be in at all. Even Ron Nathan thinks that it would take at least a year for U.S. President Obama and his team to pull the U.S. out of depression.
Well, there's always my ongoing investment in my education. At least it's not overrated. Being a physician however, according to this article, is overrated. Not too reassuring.