These type of incidents make me so frustreated to be a westerner. A factory with amense damage had a fire. It started on friday morning when a workers careless cigarette set the blaze.It killed 145 and wounded sevral others.This fire started in Bangaldesh. over 2,000 left homeless because of these events. Many of the companies that repsented the factory were western clothing companies that allowed for damage to persist towards the factory. and aren't taking responblity for these actions. The only people ... read more »
Sunday, 10 o'clock in the morning, the Volksbank ATM station from Wilmersdorferstrasse. A quiet snowy day when you need some cash and it is not late enough or early enough to avoid entering such a place with treasures. Plus, it is the safe Wilmersdorferstrasse where nothing serious could happen - except some month ago, to use the very open public space near the station as a ladies restroom...
Anyway, I entered the small ATM station and a strong smell cut my apetite for the next 4 hours. On the left cor... read more »
This week's host at the Writers Post on FaceBook is Kathy at 'The Giggling Truckers Wife'. Her prompt is "passion."Outside of my children and grandsons, I have only one passion and that is the homeless.
I spent many years as a single mom of 4. I received no welfare and no child support. I had one job that thankfully paid the bills. My children did not wear brand name but they wore brand new and we didn't eat steak but we ate plenty of hamburger. A cow is a cow is a cow, right?Were it not for the support... read more »
This is a true story.it happened in Northern Alberta Canada in early 2007. A homeless woman walked by my window and showed me all my blessings. I was living in a homeless shelter for disabled and transit people. I was not feeling blessed with my life. I saw the bag lady (a term [...] read more »
51,964 views all-time Thank you so very much. When I started the blog in January 2008, my parents were both alive, I was living in a homeless shelter and had only my writing. Thank you for making my therapy into a life changing blog. I have my own teeth. I have my own [...] read more »
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I'm not a person who expects to be surrounded by perfection all the time. I mean, perfection is nice, but it's just not realistic to expect it all the time. The yard at our house is a perfect example of this: the weeds that pop up in the yard don't bother me a bit. But the last few days, as I would come and go from the house, I noticed that a rather large green weed was pushing it's way up through a crack in the sidewalk right beside my rose vine. It bothered me, but I never noticed it at a time when I a... read more »
Fine Austin Living, REALTORS attended this past weekends Art From The Streets show at the Trinity Center in Downtown Austin and took part in the buying frenzy. Folks from all over braved the wintry rainy weather to attend one of the largest sales in recent years. The organizers did a great job getting attendees … Continue reading 2011 Austin TX Art From The Streets sale a huge success read more »
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Every once in a while, we stumble upon a song that reaches into our soul and makes us feel every single note as if it was written just for us.
Our latest Tune of the Week by Norwegian singer-songwriter Maria Mena is exactly that.Her second single, Homeless, is taken from her upcoming 5th studio album Viktoria which is out on September 23.
Listen to this beautiful track below!
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