Tag Archives: Homeless

Letter to the City-County Liaison Committee

To the members of the City-County Liaison Committee: I am unable to attend this evening’s committee meeting at which you will discuss Mayor Paul Soglin’s proposal to add a security guard to protect the City County Building and its employees … Continue reading

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A day in Washington, DC

A day in Washington, DC If tears could water seeds, then gardens would grow from sorrow; and roses, perfect roses, peace roses, compassion flowers, would flower in every season. Like climbing plants refreshed by rain photos reach up to the … Continue reading

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After the Apocalypse

This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper. –T. S. Eliot On the day the world was to have ended … Continue reading

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In the Shelter of Each Other

“It is in the shelter of each other that the people live.”–Irish proverb Today the burden of our homeless brothers and sisters weighs heavily upon me.  After hearing yesterday that dozens of police officers and parks department officials descended upon … Continue reading

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Homeless in the Heartland

(published by forwardingseeking.com, 2/26/12) Let me state the obvious:  Pretending a problem doesn’t exist doesn’t stop the problem; it only delays dealing with it.  Yet there is something in us, or at least some of us, that causes us to … Continue reading

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