End of the season butterfly bush blooms with pink daisies. Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2016
“Tell people someone tried to take out Big Ant’s BBQ!” Big Ant works security at Caesars Windsor. He also helps out at a homeless shelter. I’m not sure of his title but he oversees operations several days a week. His claim to fame though is his cooking, specifically, his love of barbequing! When Big Ant’s… Continue reading BBQ Season Finale
“Bob” didn’t want his actual name to be used. “It’s bad enough being poor; I don’t want my friends to know what I’m telling you.” Bob’s shoes were given to him by his Mom. She purchased them at Foot Locker. What is your biggest struggle on a daily basis? “It’s gotta be having to meet… Continue reading Their Shoes- #4
34 years of marriage on Nov. 6 and holding. “Only 33 more years to go!”, my hubby, Guy, teased me. Holding hands still and holding each other up, through the tough times. Rejoicing with the good times. There’s no one else I’d rather have by my side. Mom and Dad were married 67 years. Might… Continue reading Thirty-Three Years To Go!
Shaggy sunflower and a tiny bug. Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2016
Tell me about living in poverty, Barry. What is your biggest struggle? “It’s difficult trying to make ends meet; to have enough money for clothing and food to survive. I got this shirt and these pants and my shoes here at the shelter. That left me with some money for groceries. I skip breakfast every… Continue reading Their Shoes #3
“I want you to do this. Every morning before you get out of bed, do this.” My family doctor offered his wisdom on how to deal with stressors in my life. Stress over things I couldn’t change. Stress ate at me. You’d think I’d be thin by now but actually the cortisol from being… Continue reading One Sure-Fire Trick!