I moved here from another country and found freedoms in every area of life that I never experienced where I came from. I was commenting to family who were visiting about the vast amount of variety in stores, and how you can even choose what brand of fuel you put in your car. I even told them how we can choose who provides us the electricity to our home. I had several electricity companies in hutto, tx that I could choose from. They were located both close and far away. I could choose to get electricity from fossil fuel fired electric generation plants, or I could choose a green energy supplier.
My family could hardly believe the amount of freedom I now enjoy in my daily life. Sure, I know that my neighbors here in the suburbs are mostly used to this level of variety. I am not. It was a bit overwhelming when I first moved here. (more…)