Monthly Archives: September 2010

Can you write about other stuff besides homelessness?

Can you write about other stuff besides homelessness? I was recently asked this and once again I knew it was somebody else’s expression of being uncomfortable with the subject. My answer to this question is: Of course I can but … Continue reading

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Forget about the birds and bees. My kid wants to know about tentacles and Chinas.

My seven year old is a thinker. Recently she was lying down in the top bunk of the beds at my friends house and staring up at the ceiling, wondering about things from her point of view. “Mom”, she said, … Continue reading

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Little things mean a lot…..

With so many people out there who need help, I wonder about things. I wonder how hard it would be to find good Samaritans in every community that would be interested in helping out people who just need a little … Continue reading

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I am you

“How do I tell you, all the things I have felt for you? I have felt your sorrow, your anguish, your frustration and your joy. I have stood in the shadows, watching. Every struggle you’ve had, every triumph you’ve won, … Continue reading

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Journal entry: Septmeber 27

Oh thank god! My financial aid went through and the notices about repaying my student loans have stopped! That’s one less thing I have to stress over! Now I just have to get a regular income going so I don’t … Continue reading

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Journal entry: September 25

I spent the day collecting donations for Nickelsville. I was able to get cases of instant noodles, cup o’soup, oatmeal, coffee, tea, bananas, hotdogs, hotdog buns, cans of soup and peaches along with non food items such as laundry detergent, … Continue reading

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Journal entry: September 23

My youngest got off the bus without her coat. I told her she better not get off the bus tomorrow without it because we don’t have the money to get another coat for her. That was a fairly expensive coat I … Continue reading

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