The writing on wall reads:  “Please help with any spare food or change?!  Thank you.” – photo taken at a skytrain station in Burnaby, BC in 2009

I’m Back

I have been unable to do any writing for a while, but I am now able to start again. Due to medical problems, I had to put research and writing on hold. However, I’m BACK!!!!! In the next few weeks, I plan to follow up on some of the sites that I have written about ... Read More

I Now Have A Website

Today I have moved from my former blog ( to this website. I will be setting up additional features on this website besides the blog, just be patient as I am learning as I go along. My former blog is still up, feel free to go and look at it. I have had a lot ... Read More

Please Help

“PLEASE HELP WITH ANY SPARE FOOD or CHANGE, THANK YOU.” – photo taken in Burnaby, BC. Canada

Out Of The Cold

Out Of The Cold It’s 5PM on Thursday, and even though I’m early, I can still get in. I know what to expect because I’ve been here many times before. But for those who haven’t been here before … here are some of the main points. The crowd is a mix of homeless and marginalized ... Read More

Flowers For Food

Today I met with the founder and CEO of the Canadian Flowers For Food Society, Marrett Green. This society helps provide marginalized people with flowers that are just past their prime. These flowers can be sold by these people and the money that they raise selling these flowers is used by them to pay for ... Read More

A Good Place To Donate To

While exploring my Facebook website, I ran across this Non-Profit Organization that provides plants to homeless people, allowing them to sell the plants and keep the money from the sales for their own needs. I highly recommend this approach, because it allows the person who is being helped to retain a sense of dignity and ... Read More