Thief in the building! At a few minutes before 3:00 PM on Thursday, November 30, 2017 this man entered our building and even our office. He appears to be looking for something. What he found and took from another office in our building is a laptop computer. See the green bag he is holding as … Read more
I was a the 21st Century Democratic club meeting on Friday, November 13, 2015. An amazing conversation about homelessness, the financial impact and what we can do to move about and beyond homelessness. Jennifer Loving of Destination Home spoke. Very engaging. I spoke up that none of the solutions will take three years. They can … Read more
I have said for a year now, “the words exist.” Sounds like an incomplete thought, yes? When you want something in your life – what do you do? Do you wish upon a star? Do you get in action? Do you make a declaration? I know the words exist to produce any result. There is … Read more
You may have read my story about finding my brother. I have not said much since then other than my visits to the homeless task force meetings. My brother was able to stay at with my son for about 90 days and then he transitioned into a Transitional Housing Unit (THU). He has been there … Read more
What would you do with $100? This will make you tear up – guaranteed! When my son and I set out to find my brother we did not know what we would find or who we would meet. I promise you we met people with huge hearts just like this man.
Do you know what is the cause of addiction? Really? This article will likely not resonate with what you think you know. This article is an eye opener. There has been a study about drugs and addiction. However the subjects used were rats. This study brings a spin to that study and you’ll be amazed. … Read more
I had the pleasure of listening to State Senator Jim Beall speak at a luncheon in April. It was interesting to hear some of the initiatives. If you aren’t aware of who Jim Beall is he is an elected official who has a passion for supporting Mental Health and getting it the funding it truly … Read more
What people say when they get to know me. I’m not one who walks around gloating. I’m however proud of who I am and what I accomplish. This is a note from a friend whom I highly respect.
As the last couple of weeks have unfolded I’ve seen many aspects of humanness that I’ve not seen or perhaps simply ignored. Stigma – what a sharp and stinging word! You don’t even know what the stigma is associated with and you already know it hurts. There is meaning being created. Or even worse – … Read more
A duck walks into a restaurant and asks, “do you serve duck?” When you read that you don’t instantly yell out, “Ducks don’t talk!” When someone speak about homeless people – most seem to say this issue is bad, these people need to go! I say, we, society, need to set aside all that we … Read more