Conspiracy by Carol W

This was posted on a Facebook group today. Before you read I suggest that you go get some popcorn and then a chair with a seatbelt because I don’t want you to fall to the floor with disbelief or laughter. the homeless situation. Anonymous post I speak from experience and can back up everything thatContinue reading “Conspiracy by Carol W”

This blog is almost 7 years old

It started in a Las Vegas hotel room, the day after my 34th birthday. I was with Leslie, Bonnie, and Isabel and discussing my job in the “dodgie” part of town aka LA’s skid Row. I had made friends with a wonderful man, Mike, who had a blog and worked for Microsoft. He encouraged meContinue reading “This blog is almost 7 years old”

@4square Says I am Near WHERE?

Who is the Mayor of Dumpster Behind the Library? What tips and nearby tweets are coming from Tent Under Freeway? Urban Ministries of Durham (UMD) would like you to know. And if you log on to Foursauare.com near Duke University in North Carolina – you are likely to find out. Why? If a Foursquare userContinue reading “@4square Says I am Near WHERE?”

Plugged in Without a Power Bill

aka Homeless with Web I found this on Gizmodo – “I’m homeless and this is why I have an iPad” and this Is it okay for the homeless to have cell phones and FaceBook and Twitter accounts and e-mail? It had better be if you expect them to ever become housed. And anyway, who cares whatContinue reading “Plugged in Without a Power Bill”

Welfare Warriors and Mommy Bloggers

@helpamotherout  @jessicagottlieb Today we are going to explore groups of people who  found a way to use their voices to 1. Be heard 2. Change their corner of the world to make it nicer for everyone. Let’s start with my favorite combination of these two groups: http://www.helpamotherout.org/” It can take an average of $1,100 a yearContinue reading “Welfare Warriors and Mommy Bloggers”

Portnoy Please! (Aka I am a groupie)

@danPortnoy and @portnoymedia are not the name brand main stream names you think of when you think of Media Hype and Internet Chic… but only if you are really uncool. So, throw on your parkas and jump into the freezer baby and check out Dan. (okay, I am uncool too – but you knew that –Continue reading “Portnoy Please! (Aka I am a groupie)”

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