Starbucks Handles its Business … Poorly

by baldilocks One might say that Starbucks is defecating on its own market share, but I hate going for the easy poop joke. Yes, I'm lying. Seriously, it’s sad to watch as a thriving business dies, even when it Deserves to Die.TM Even when it is committing suicide. Monica Showalter: The ever well meaning Starbucks … Continue reading Starbucks Handles its Business … Poorly

Trains Not on Time in California

by baldilocks When depredation after depredation mandated promote and allowed by California's government, this should barely register in the Sweepstakes of Surprise. Trains along the popular Capitol Corridor are running later than before, and homeless camps are partly to blame. Rail officials say more people have trespassed on train tracks in the last year, forcing … Continue reading Trains Not on Time in California

One Person Can Make Things Better

by baldilocks Sitting in for Fausta. A friend sent me this LA Times link from 2016. Escalating their battle to stamp out an unprecedented spread of street encampments, city officials have begun seizing tiny houses from homeless people in South Los Angeles. Elvis Summers, who built and donated the structures, removed seven of the gaily … Continue reading One Person Can Make Things Better

Johnny Appleseed fair WQPH Interviews Adam Webber of MINH & Brother Alexis

Yesterday I spent the day in Leominster Massachusetts birthplace of Johnny Appleseed for their annual Johnny Appleseed fair manning the WQPH 89.3 FM Queen of Perpetual Help Shirley Fitchburg booth promoting Catholic radio for people and praying decades of the rosary on the spot for people's intentions both online and in person. At the festival … Continue reading Johnny Appleseed fair WQPH Interviews Adam Webber of MINH & Brother Alexis

Voices of the Invisible: Christopher

During my stay in Denver I went to daily mass on a regular basis, you would often see the homeless congregated there. Christopher approached me asking if I knew if there was a soup kitchen nearby. Not knowing denver I couldn't answer that question but I did know there was a McDonald's next door to … Continue reading Voices of the Invisible: Christopher