Still, there is a wave of optimism. Just this week Harvard's Jeffrey Frankel wrote, "The recession is over." Additionally, the month of March delivered unemployment stats that were somewhat of a "milestone," showing a gain in the first quarter of the year that marked the best performance since the Spring of '05. So, why the pessimism? Well, after a crash on Wall Street and an economic upset that no one saw coming, there's a hesitancy to get too excited too soon. But is it too soon? What's your take on our recovery — are we there yet or is it a longer road ahead?