Injustice at the shelter

Saturday 2014-11-01 I was very nearly turned away tonight. I arrived at 15:45, and the gate was closed. I’ll explain why that did not disturb me. As I’m a “regular,” they’re supposed to hold my bunk for me until 16:00. Leo, another “regular,” arrived minutes later. A closed gate at this hour as often as … Continue reading Injustice at the shelter

Eggsactly right; and other news

Bookmarks: The flap over eggs  •  Amanda Knox   •  Another child star meltdown Child porn is not so simple   •   Promise for Parkinson’s   •  Bail is for the birds Birth injury fund sought ———— ♦ ———— Missouri AG challenges California egg law This came up in Yahoo!’s “Trending Now,” and the search results included pages … Continue reading Eggsactly right; and other news

“Do the Right Thing,” part 2

Prosperity belongs not to the righteous, but the wise. In the days immediately following the initial mistrial of Baltimore Police Officer William Porter on charges relating to the death of Freddie Gray, Bounce TV broadcast Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing several times.  I could not help seeing this as a commentary on the mistrial.  … Continue reading “Do the Right Thing,” part 2

* Injustice at the shelter

Saturday 2014-11-01 I was very nearly turned away tonight. I arrived at 15:45, and the gate was closed. I’ll explain why that did not disturb me. As I’m a “regular,” they’re supposed to hold my bunk for me until 16:00. Leo, another “regular,” arrived minutes later. A closed gate at this hour as often as … Continue reading * Injustice at the shelter