Homeless, Hungry and High

November 7, 2014 9:52 PM

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I sat under the overpass wondering about the destination of the cars that passed below. I was completely without responsibility and also completely without possessions. I did not arrive at this point overnight -- no, it was definitely a process. The state I found myself in was the culmination of many years of bad decisions.

My day began this morning with me standing at an exit ramp with a cardboard sign in my hand. The sign had the words "HOMELESS AND HUNGRY PLEASE HELP" scrawled on it with black magic marker. I had accumulated over $35 within a half-hour period and had managed to judiciously remove myself from the cor...

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