I want to apologize for __________’s ultra-politically correct stance (in her letter to the editor which appeared in the _______ issue. To reiterate her comment, “This is ______ if you haven’t noticed.” As a fellow real estate professional, let me assure you that I don’t perceive your publication as offensive. Rather, I think anyone who feels that their profession could be somehow diminished by a joke in a trade magazine may be insecure about their line of work. For someone to be so offended that they bothered to take the time to reach out to their local chapter of CREW is a sure sign that their career is not going as well as it should be. I would offer this advice to (those) who take offense to everything. You have two choices when you wake up each day: Make the world a better place, leading by example OR complain about the way things are. It’s that simple. All that energy you waste worrying about how life isn’t fair could be directed into being a productive member of society. (This year) is a fresh start. Let’s see if I can practice what I preach.