We all know that businesses in the adhesives and sealants industry have been taking a good, hard look at what they can and cannot live without in the wake of the global recession, but what about Joe Average?  In yesterday’sNew York TimesBusiness section, Floyd Norris examined a recent Pew Research Center poll that asked this same question and got some surprising results.  Read the articlehere.

So what indulgence couldyoudo without? For me, the answer is a cell phone and cable TV (much to the consternation/amazement of almost everyone I know), but this blog isn’t about me. It’s about you, the reader.  Please take this opportunity to sound off about what you can and cannot live without in the comment box below.