Wednesday, June 10, 2009

"Great fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite 'em, And little fleas have lesser fleas, and so ad infinitum....."

Good Afternoon;
I'm here at the library with Rachel, she came up to the Starbucks and we went to the Giant and got ice cream and then her mother dropped us off here for the afternoon. Twice in 2 days I'm on a roll, (a good one for a change!!.......LOL).
I just popped online for a minute because Another (uniformed and clueless)person gave me grief about "why don't you sleep in a shelter?"
To all who are still not sure why, here is Reason #237 ;
VERMIN!!!!....(and in this instance...NOT the human kind!!!.....LOL!).
See The Baltimore Sunpaper, Tuesday 06/09/09, titled = "More People Homeless In Baltimore" by Julie Bykowicz, , and note the city's downplaying of the battle against the flea infestation.
Also note that the statistic that reports that :
•More than 30 percent of the people in shelters were chronically homeless with substance abuse and mental health problems.
You do realize that this means that 70% of those in shelters are people who could easily be friends, neighbors, or relatives? Those that may be considered...normal.
(For those who are new readers and wondering, I fall somewhere in the middle, and uncomfortable as it may be to say so, must confess that I am sometimes part of the problem..)
Okay, I'll be back later after Rachel goes home..................Dave

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