A Motivational Mothers Day Present

When we think of motivational speakers and writers we think of Napoleon Hill. In his National Best Seller Napoleon Hill put THINK first in the title and everything else he wrote. I must Think that in that word THINK is the KEY to his teaching. However, many who read the book and profess to believe…

Holding To A Vision

This is how I once existed. With the help of some folks I met while I was in prison, now I can lock a door that shuts out the world when I go to bed at night. I hope to be an example of what is possible with a little help. It did not take…

The Crooks Foundation

I have gave some more thought to where the Crooks are heading and have devised this acronym for The Crooks Foundation: THE CROOKS: Torchbearing Handicapped Errant Crooks Resurgence; Offenders Objectifying Keeping Sober. HOW? Honesty Open-mindedness and Willingness. Recovery from Incarceration, substance misuse and mental illness. Our first priority is “Housing First” providing a safe and…

America Part 10 (final)

Sunday we got the sink working at least the cold water, we needed a new pipe for the hot water. For now that didn’t matter as I had no hot water. Dewayne said Jo Ann is cooking for us so lets don’t disappoint her. I gathered up Scrappy and we headed off to find if…

America Part IX

Friday night when we got in the porch was all lit up. We had a flat at the yard and was running a little late. There under the yellow light was Scrappy, probably got hungry. Dewayne got out saying he wanted to make sure there was no leaks that would flood the place. said he…

LESS MEANS MORE

I was homeless in New Orleans for years and learned a great lesson about people. Those areas where people of color and the poor were the ones to give you hand up. I stayed around New Orleans East, read (Chief Highway Bank) a previous story. Those people were the ones that treated me like I…