Author Archives: theboxcarkids

Plans in Motion

Thanks to everyone for the support and advice on moving the blog. I have procured a domain name (not my first choice which would have been .com but it wasn’t available), and am working on finding a hosting site … Continue reading

Posted in blogging, unemployment | 2 Comments

There but for fortune

A few days ago I called Tricia to find out how her doctor’s appointment went, got her voice mail and left a message. Tonight she called back. It looks like the hip replacement operation will have to be postponed – … Continue reading

Posted in healthcare, homelessness | 3 Comments


Many people have encouraged me to move my blog to a site that allows advertising in order to try to make some money from it. I like wordpress- the ease of it and the amount of detail and number of … Continue reading

Posted in recession | 17 Comments