Category Archives: Homelessness

The Real Cost of War


As I sit here listening to commentators and pundits talking about the presidential candidates, particularly those running on the Republican side, and listening once again to “oppose Barack Obama” no matter what, and the case of Iran, I am struck … Continue reading

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Staying low


Lately I have been staying off the computer a lot because there is so much stupidity going on in politics, and in talichristians. The Texas School Board has approved a new history textbook for the students proclaiming that Moses was … Continue reading

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2014 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,900 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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December 7, 1941


It is just after 1:00 in the morning here where I am, and I have taken a break from crocheting scarves, while watching sappy Hallmark Christmas shows, and I have taken noticed of today’s date, a day that will truly … Continue reading

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Black Tuesday, 11/4/2014


Yesterday was a disaster for the following: Women Education Health Care The poor The sick and disabled The economy The climate What folks actually voted seem to have gone out and voted for most of the incumbents, in spite of … Continue reading

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Housing


I recently read that there is nowhere in the United States where a person working forty hours per week on minimum wage can afford a two-bedroom apartment. How shameful that this country has come to that. On the same day, … Continue reading

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The World Around Us


I am reminded lately of the old joke where the Secretary of State goes up to an airline counter (old joke, this was before we could get our tickets online) and said “Give me a ticket to anywhere – we’ve … Continue reading

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