This is how it feels to lose someone to COVID My family became a statistic last week with the death of my mother in law from Covid-19 in Los Angeles. We were barred from being there during her last moments. She was robbed of her dignity during her last moments. She was alone, without herContinue reading “Anger in the wake of COVID”
people that have taught me, taunted me, and now have haunted me.
And every day Until the homeless crisis comes to an end. No, this isn’t a threat or a promise. It is a statistical truth. You are not helpless. Whatch’a gonna do about it?
Sat in my @scion to discuss homelessness and how you can help people living in their cars. @urm @mendpoverty
A child left in a hot car can die; but some kids call a car home. How do we help them? #hotcar
Death on Crocker St. This is my throwback Thursday link. Living out in the element with no shelter, sunblock, reliable nutrition, healthcare, clean toilets, leads to a shortened life. Thousands of years ago humans had a shorter life span. In third world countries people died like this. But this is in Los Angeles :myContinue reading “Death on Crocker St -revisited”
#fb Cash Aid and Infant Mortality
A mid-west ballerina who was a personal assistant to Jane Fonda, worked and taught at UCLA and in the recent years was accepted to Graduate School at USC, Anne Martini died on Christmas Eve 2010. In the middle of her life she had an abusive marriage, a drinking problem, and a mental breakdown. UCLA hospitalContinue reading “Godd Bless Anne Martini”
at a retreat yesterday. He fell out of his canoe and did not survive. He was on a retreat from Los Angeles’s Skid Row. The full story is HERE in the Mercury News
A man was sleeping on the side of the freeway in Portland last night when a truck, driven by a young man who was drunk, went off the road and flipped. During the accident a homeless man was killed by the vehicle. They think he died instantly. No one knows who the sleeping man was.Continue reading “Sleeping and run over by a truck”