Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Best Street Corners for Panhandling

Written tongue-in-cheek in an effort to get people to examine their assumptions and take a closer look at their fellow humans who are holding the signs. Panhandlers, unemployed and/or homeless individuals who solicit donations from passersby, are a common sight … Continue reading

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If This Were Fiction

Now that the kids are back in school I have more free time and, more importantly, fewer distractions and I have been working on my book proposal. Not one to go off half-cocked my ‘working’ so far has consisted of … Continue reading

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I don’t go to our mailbox very often – it’s a little out of the way of our new park and there’s generally either nothing there or nothing worth retrieving.  One day I found both an advertisement for a mobility … Continue reading

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