Category Archives: food stamps

Why We Still Appreciate Your Support

I had a note from a reader asking if we were more financially secure now that we were living with family.  And the answer is “Yes, in many ways.”  The family member we are staying with pays the mortgage and … Continue reading

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Public Assistance

This subject comes up from time to time so I thought I’d address it.  I believe public assistance programs are good, and unfortunately increasingly necessary.  They are a sign of an enlightened people and government because as we can all … Continue reading

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Threading the Maze

I have not explored the full range of ‘services’ available to us, partly due to pride and independence, partly due to living in a state of denial (I KNEW I would be getting a job soon and could not acknowledge … Continue reading

Posted in food stamps, homelessness, job search, recession, unemployment benefits | 20 Comments