The Skin of Water by Cristina Salat is mostly set in San Francisco. Sixteen- year- old Lisel has run away from her home in New Mexico. She spends a few days squatting with a new homeless friend. Her uncle has moved into her home in a Pueblo community in New Mexico. The house was leftContinue reading “The Skin of Water: #bookreview”
Winter can be a very lonely and miserable time of year, especially if you’re homeless. Yet we live in a world where there is plenty of money and space for everyone. We are all ‘guilty’ of overspending at Christmas, wanting to be generous to our friends and relatives, but what about those with no shelter,Continue reading “Guest Post: Christmas Crime by Broken Lines”
Sammiches and Psychmeds published a rewrite of my Homeless Mermaid post. You can find it here. http://www.sammichespsychmeds.com/the-homeless-mermaid-and-the-whale-my-story-of-abuse-and-freedom/ I’m going to go have some sort of chocolate to celebrate. Also, hoping to think of a million other genius ideas. No pressure. Just chocolate and celebrating and brainstorming.
While I was homeless for a month, there were several thoughts that ran through my head on a daily basis. One theme kept popping up in unexpected places – Jonah and the Whale. One day, Joel Osteen was talking about Jonah and the whale. I don’t watch Mr. Osteen very often. Okay, I had neverContinue reading “Homeless Sessions: The Whale”