Category Archives: Homeless

VietNow/Chicago Sandwich Run

   Today, I finally made my way over to see what the VietNow volunteers have been up to originally under the watchful eye of United States Marine, Jim Proffitt, and now dutifully handled by his wife, Virginia, since his passing … Continue reading

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My 2016 Challenge

2015 was really a notable year for our family. My son turned 18 years old and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. He graduated from high school and just a few short months later from Boot Camp. Mid-year, my … Continue reading

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Tradition

tra·di·tion noun \trə-ˈdi-shən\ : a way of thinking, behaving, or doing something that has been used by the people in a particular group, family, society, etc., for a long time : the stories, beliefs, etc., that have been part of … Continue reading

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The Recap

I feel like I need a recap. Of my life. When Pete passed away this summer, I subsequently spent a lot of time focusing on my mom. We were there all the time. Talking on the phone anytime that we … Continue reading

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Sack Lunch Sunday

Today I spent my day passing out lunches to those experiencing homelessness. I’m exhausted and aching, but it’s the best day that I’ve had in a long time. I felt inspired to do everything that I possibly could to help … Continue reading

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Tuesday; Blues Day?

Meh. That’s how I’m feeling tonight. Meh and tired. I’m guessing this is not how the world’s best blog entries begin, but whatever. So last weekend turned out to be great! To celebrate my dad, we went to his house … Continue reading

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Blessing Bags…We Did It!!!

On Friday January 11, 2013, a group of my family and friends gathered in my sister’s garage to put together all of the donations that we had compiled. We made Blessing Bags for the homeless. 116 bags in total! I … Continue reading

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