Category: Personal

Obit: (a Relative)

Today I learned news that I lost a relative. I never had the chance to meet him, because I have yet to visit my family in Puerto Rico. He was 96.

“I’m on a Mission,” El Paso to San Diego, and Beyond

Between El Paso, TX and San Diego, CA, I learned a lot more about the border crisis than I would have simply consuming news in Denver, CO or New York, NY. Seeing first-hand who is helping migrant, legal refugees, and what they need can change how you believe in others. Seeing is believing; so what if there were an organization helping you report what you see and teaching you how to get hands-on in helping others? That’s my goal.

Where to next? San Diego, CA.

El Centro, CA — I met a lot of fine people there and began to again see the generosity in others that seemed in decline elsewhere. Here are some photos and stories from the trip. Next stop: San Diego.

Personal Moment of Pride

It wasn’t that I wasn’t called homeless. It wasn’t that I won the argument. I was prideful for being seen for I am under circumstances that I would have expected the opposite result from.

Why Can’t Beggars Be Choosers?

Values and virtues are the one thing that no one else can take away from you. You have to give those up. “Beggars can’t be choosers.” Why not?

Spanish Caravan

Are all runaways alone? And other questions I would ask the people of the Central American caravan in hopes of maybe getting a better understand myself as a chronically depressed and all-around isolated person.

The Stars over the Hudson Valley

If you’ve known me for a few years, especially in person, you may be familiar with a monthly habit that I have. And no, I don’t mean my time of the month habits… I mean the habit that I have had since 2015, on the first of every month. Monthly

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