Monthly Archives: November 2010

Hands Across America, Pt. 2

They can no longer pay the rent, have signed up for food stamps, and are bouncing from home to home, staying with relatives. “It’s taken a toll on us. We’ve split up twice since this happened. We’re just now starting … Continue reading

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A Note From My Daughter

Sometimes people ask me if I’m worried about how our situation affects the children.  Well, I do of course, especially after reading about the recent study that says even brief bouts of poverty negatively affects children’s health.  Affordable housing directly … Continue reading

Posted in children in need, compassion, frugal living, poverty, recession | 11 Comments

Homeless for the Holidays

No not us – we remain alternatively housed.  This is a movie titled “Homeless for the Holidays.”  I was sent a dvd copy to review and I was looking forward to watching the movie. I thought it might relevant to our … Continue reading

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