Their Shoes- #9

Joshua’s shoes were donated by one of the shelters in Windsor. It was a cold November day and he wore sandals with thick socks. He told me he prefers sandals to shoes because his feet are sore from gout. Sandals hurt his feet less than confining shoes which put pressure on his feet. What is your… Continue reading Their Shoes- #9

Shocking Living Quarters

Ingenious. That was my first thought. I should have been shocked but instead I thought, “Wow. That woman is thinking smart!” A homeless woman was reportedly sleeping in a large dog crate at night. A folding crate that she stored by day on top of two shopping carts containing her worldly belongings. The crate provided… Continue reading Shocking Living Quarters

Their Shoes #8

While “Kim” consented to the use of her name for her story, I still feel an overwhelming need to protect her. Kim’s story is brutally honest. Her running shoes were donated by a manager at the homeless shelter. “Thank God for Anthony. He handed me them and said, “Here’s a brand new pair of shoes!” They… Continue reading Their Shoes #8

Ode to Joy

Musical memory…is there such a thing? I’ve heard of muscle memory. How a person can hop on a bicycle despite any recent pedaling and still take a spin as if they rode yesterday. A couple of years ago, my hubby bought me an electric piano or keyboard. I don’t know what you call it; I… Continue reading Ode to Joy