By now, we have heard about the guy who went into a Rabbi’s house in New York and attacked five persons with a ‘large knife’ (guess machete is a no-no word). Those closest to him say he has mental illnesses and was off his meds when he committed those acts of violence. There is also … Continue reading They’re mentally ill, really??
Ok, I am going to still blog about my 2020 hopes next week. But when I read something so asinine I need to vent. When it happens to my favorite place on Earth, it crushes me more. Starting next year, I have blogged that new policies are going into effect in New York City. First, … Continue reading Why is this happening?
I type a lot for this blog. Today, I will let the pictures do the talking. This is from the big holiday party for children that are homeless and in extreme poverty. A lot of different expressions in the pictures and videos below. Hoping for better days for these children in 2020. Have a happy … Continue reading How children see hope through sadness during the holidays
So the Supreme Court refused to hear a ruling from the 9th circuit that says people sleeping on a sidewalk is legal if housing is not available. I take this with a mixed bag for the homeless, government and business owners. If the homeless truly have no where to go like a shelter or other … Continue reading Homeless need to take sidewalk ruling out of slums and affect those who will really freak out.
There is never a time where reaching out to help those in distress wouldn’t be of help. There are millions of people in either physical or emotional distress who need support. I took my first step to help in my community today. There was no big appifany, just felt a call to service and attended … Continue reading Why a call to service may help heal you.
Back in October, I wrote about the potential for millions of children losing free and reduced school meal privileges. I noted there was an open comment period through November. I wanted to give an update with good news for our kids. A new food stamps/SNAP rule are soon going to be a reality. Good news, … Continue reading SNAP overhaul not taking lunches from kids and families.. so far.
Last week, the blog focused on how the system has failed our children when it comes to mental health care. This week, let’s look at the other side of the age spectrum. Tuesday, we honored our veterans who gave so much to out nation. The question should really be; are we giving enough back to … Continue reading Is congress about to give hurting veterans the help they deserve?