Looking Back

The Summer of Love It was some two years after. Back then, no one knew about the great getaway, my first solo long-distance road trip. I had convinced myself it was about the music, driving up to the Monterey Pop Festival and all. It was the music, but much more. I was on my own.... Continue Reading →

These Are the Times That Try Men’s Souls–Part I

But There is Hope--Part 1 of 4 Prophetic to say the least.  Famous words from Tom Paine’s “The American Crisis.” So moving, that Washington required it read to his troops at a time that the American cause was in doubt. Regardless, Paine’s inference was clear: the times have always tried men’s souls. Without dedication, without effort, there... Continue Reading →

Finland ends homelessness and provides shelter for all in need by– Kontrast.at/Kathrin Glösel November 14, 2019

"In Finland, the number of homeless people has fallen sharply. The reason: The country applies the “Housing First” concept. Those affected by homelessness receive a small apartment and counselling – without any preconditions. 4 out of 5 people affected thus make their way back into a stable life. And: All this is cheaper than accepting... Continue Reading →


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