Category Archives: help

The Boxcarkids Beyond the Box – Coming Home to a Home of our Own.

The Great Recession was rough on us.  If you’ve followed our story at www.theboxcarkids.net/wordpress at all you will know that.  A series of unexpected events and some very bad timing conspired to fracture our lives in some very basic and … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Strangers

Can you imagine hitchhiking from the West Coast to the East Coast without a cent in your pocket?  Yeah, me neither. In the politest of terms I would call it extremely risky.  But in the mid-1990s a journalist by the … Continue reading

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Out of the Box

In business speak thinking outside of the box means approaching a problem from a different perspective, sometimes unconventionally.  I’m thinking outside the box in my proposed leap of faith – moving my children 2,000 miles to live near family, and … Continue reading

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