my statement of Purpose for graduate school applications

It was a dark and silent night in the middle of the month. All of the addicts had spent and smoked their monthly benefit checks and were asleep on sidewalks and stoops of Stanford Avenue as I sat staring up at “Razor”, the local representative of the East Coast Crips, from the passenger seat ofContinue reading “my statement of Purpose for graduate school applications”

When is it terrible and when is it terrorism: and when will we care. Step away from the sound byte.

When do we start to care about the angst of others? I have walked down streets at midnight and seen sleeping, waking, scared, indifferent people living on sodewalks. Clearly we talk about caring for our neighbors but don’t actually listen to their needs and take enough action. I have also done my homework on statisticsContinue reading “When is it terrible and when is it terrorism: and when will we care. Step away from the sound byte.”

Toughen Up

My ears are ringing from this last call. It happens to everyone eventually. A client will be unhappy and feel that the telephone puts enough of a buffer to freak out on. Myself? I once made a U.S. Marine cry in a swearing contest. (My winning insult was "Donkey Snot" of all things . IContinue reading “Toughen Up”

4 Things Nobody Tells You About Being Poor (@wellsfargo and I know the overdraft item was changed by law) on CRACKED.com

I used to owe the bank hundreds of dollars each month because i can’t do math. It isn’t that i won’t do it or don’t like it -I just can never be sure what numbers I am working with. I’m Dyslexic. This made banking a nightmare. At any rate. .. here is a great articleContinue reading “4 Things Nobody Tells You About Being Poor (@wellsfargo and I know the overdraft item was changed by law) on CRACKED.com”

The Sheriff, the shooting and Mental health

Dear @shelbygrad,@lanow,@randpowers and others currently judging the Sheriff depth for not stopping the shooting; if society does not build places and protocol for dangerously mentally ill people to be treated -then   there will be more situations like this. In the 1980’s there was an uproar about how inhuman asylums were-and everyone was let out. InContinue reading “The Sheriff, the shooting and Mental health”

The View Doesn’t Know Welfare

On “The View”, @theviewtv, Welfare was described as placating poor people and rewarding them for not working. The View is Blind to Truth If you have been here for a minute or more, you know I work in the Welfare to Work program. Whoopi says that Welfare takes money from workers making employment not appealing.Continue reading “The View Doesn’t Know Welfare”

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