Category Archives: Personal

A Lesson I Learned While Living with a Hoarder

An easy way to measure our progress down this narrow path we call life is thru reflection, which simply means looking back at a period of time in our life and examining experiences as well as searching for meaning. While … Continue reading

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A Sincere Apology For Reusing Photos on My Blog

Ignorance is bliss until you’re caught in your stubborness to listen to those who know more than I do. This is an apology to those whose picture’s I’ve stolen over the years, at first under the mask of ignorance but … Continue reading

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A Disorder Behind a Disorder

A Disorder Behind A Disorder My first memory as a child is of a little boy named Ian pulling down my pants in front of cars driving our neighborhood street, telling me to be Madonna while he pretends to be … Continue reading

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I Never Missed Toledo Until I Was Homeless (Part 6)

I Never Missed Toledo Until I Was Homeless (Part 6)   His name is Drew and I’m convinced he’s a saint.   No more than 5”7’ and around 150 pounds, Drew is new like me to the City Mission, having … Continue reading

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I Never Missed Toledo Until I Was Homeless (Part 5)

I Never Missed Toledo Until I Was Homeless (Part 5)   There’s a place called the City Mission in Cleveland that’s on my mind. I first heard about it on what locals call the street card, which is essentially a … Continue reading

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I Never Missed Toledo Until I Was Homeless (Part 4)

I Never Missed Toledo Until I was Homeless (Part 4)   When I first get to 2100 Lakeside I’m shoved into a cafeteria and fed a shitty dinner that consists of beef steaks, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, and of all … Continue reading

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I Never Missed Toledo Until I Was Homeless (Part 2)

I step off the bus in front of Jack’s Casino, lost somewhere in the business district of Cleveland, Ohio. The black man nods to me as I step off the bus, a little unsure of where I’m at. In my … Continue reading

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