On an Average Day in America…

* 28 mailmen are bitten by dogs
* Each of us, on average, produces nearly 6 pounds of garbage
* 41 million people go school (kindergarten through graduate school)
* 5,962 couples wed, and before the sun sets, 2,986 divorce
* 88 million people watch prime time TV
* 10,930,000 cows are milked
* 90 million cans of beer are consumed
* Every 33 seconds, a car is stolen
* 438 immigrants become citizens of the United States

Just another average day in America.

(Source: American Averages, Fiensiber and Mead, Doubleday)

About Suzanne

Suzanne Woods Fisher writes bestselling, award winning fiction and non-fiction books about the Old Order Amish for Revell Books. Her interest in the Plain People began with her Old Order German Baptist grandfather, raised in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Suzanne's app, Amish Wisdom, delivers a daily Amish proverb to your phone or iPad. She writes a bi-monthly column for Christian Post and Cooking & Such magazine. She lives with her family in California and raises puppies for Guide Dogs for the Blind. To Suzanne's way of thinking, you can't take life too seriously when a puppy is running through your house with someone's underwear in its mouth.


  1. Oberon says:

    ……i like this one.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Six pounds of garbage? YUK!