Archive for May, 2011

  • Last night, a dear friend’s friend asked me about the numerous people that they see on the street that are talking to themselves, shouting obscenities, twitching and exhibiting extreme behavior....

    Skid Row Sara

    Last night, a dear friend’s friend asked me about the numerous people that they see on the street that are talking to themselves, shouting obscenities, twitching and exhibiting extreme behavior....

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  • I thought of this today as I sat at a Catholic church in front of a plate of spectacular food. It’s very rare to be given a free meal of...

    A Jackson Mission

    I thought of this today as I sat at a Catholic church in front of a plate of spectacular food. It’s very rare to be given a free meal of...

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  • I needed a place to put my phone charger, and I noticed a pocket on the inside of the fold-out tent. We were sleeping on the roof of the Union...

    The Note

    I needed a place to put my phone charger, and I noticed a pocket on the inside of the fold-out tent. We were sleeping on the roof of the Union...

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  • A food bank that shall remain un-named…. I’ve worked at more food banks than I’d like to remember at the moment, and I almost always find myself doing the same...

    Magic

    A food bank that shall remain un-named…. I’ve worked at more food banks than I’d like to remember at the moment, and I almost always find myself doing the same...

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  • “Shay, what do you need?” I was speechless for a moment as I stared down at the ground. The sincerity in her voice, the legitimate curiosity and concern was real…...

    The BIG Question…

    “Shay, what do you need?” I was speechless for a moment as I stared down at the ground. The sincerity in her voice, the legitimate curiosity and concern was real…...

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  • (Published in May of 2010. Please forgive the spelling and grammer. Each sentence is a 140 character tweet) The story begins with Rocky. Homeless in CO waiving a sign on...

    Twitter Story of Timmy

    (Published in May of 2010. Please forgive the spelling and grammer. Each sentence is a 140 character tweet) The story begins with Rocky. Homeless in CO waiving a sign on...

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  • I was on my way… somewhere. I couldn’t even tell you. But I saw a short man with kind of long curly hair, wearing a button-up shirt and a dark...

    Rocky in Colorado

    I was on my way… somewhere. I couldn’t even tell you. But I saw a short man with kind of long curly hair, wearing a button-up shirt and a dark...

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  • Last year I received an email from a woman named Libby. She and her husband own a café in Denver called the SAME Café. The letters stand for So All...

    SAME Cafe

    Last year I received an email from a woman named Libby. She and her husband own a café in Denver called the SAME Café. The letters stand for So All...

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  • Most of the time, hygiene kits are one of those things that we make on the fly because we’ve accumulated enough small items to put them together. But last year,...

    The Good Stuff

    Most of the time, hygiene kits are one of those things that we make on the fly because we’ve accumulated enough small items to put them together. But last year,...

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  • Last year I visited a place called Senior Support Services. It’s a day drop-in center for homeless senior citizens. The provide lunch and dinner, storage for belongings, and a place...

    Socks for Molly

    Last year I visited a place called Senior Support Services. It’s a day drop-in center for homeless senior citizens. The provide lunch and dinner, storage for belongings, and a place...

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