lessons from a street waif – don’t fall through the cracks, transcend them

The benefactor:
Sometimes people know that you are homeless. If you are young, and perhaps very pretty or have some kind of odd feature that is attractive, a more affluent potential protector may make it known that he wants to save you. (Again, sometimes a protector may be a she, but a he is more common). He may have a wife and even a daughter your very own age. He has all the best intentions for you – clean clothes, a warm bed, a shower, food. He might even take you shopping and out to a fancy restaurant . . .

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Good stuff happening at my day job

I love these mountains. I love the world we live in. I’m glad I can do good and in some ways integrate my passion for nature with my work-a-day world.

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A Conversation With Place: Returning to Our Council

“In such important times, common sense may say to return to the root of our humanity, grow down as well as grow up. With a sturdy foundation, we become strong and responsible to really effect change in the world which stems from our natural creative selves.” ~ Will Reynolds

photo: Holly Troy

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