The Homeless Chronicles Pt. 15: An Update and a Thank You!

I haven’t written any new entries lately because I have been working hard to change my situation. I didn’t realize that it’s been 18 days since my last blog, so I will give an update to the people who’ve been following my adventure. I would like to start by thanking all of the readers who…

The Homeless Chronicles: What I Hope to Achieve With This Blog

If you haven’t had the opportunity or inclination to read any of my other many blogs about being homeless, I will give you a quick briefing: I’m a 49 year-old white female, college-educated former business owner and artist. I became homeless a year ago, and my blog chronicles the adventure from the beginning up until…

The Homeless Chronicles Pt. 14: Becoming a Social Pariah

  If you haven’t had the opportunity or inclination to read any of my other many blogs about being homeless, I will give you a quick briefing: I’m a 49 year-old white female, college -educated former business owner and artist. I became homeless a year ago, and my blog chronicles the adventure from the beginning…

The Homeless Chronicles Pt. 11: The Wealthy and the Homeless

If you haven’t had the opportunity or inclination to read any of my other many blogs about being homeless, I will give you a quick briefing: I’m a 49 year-old white female, college -educated former business owner and artist. I became homeless a year ago, and my blog chronicles the adventure from the beginning up…

The Homeless Chronicles Pt. 9: The Scary-Motel Culture of Los Angeles

If you haven’t had the opportunity or inclination to read any of my other many blogs about being homeless, I will give you a quick briefing: I’m a 49 year-old white female, college -educated former business owner and artist. I became homeless a year ago, and my blog chronicles the adventure from the beginning up…

The Homeless Chronicles Pt. 8: Working While Homeless

If you haven’t had the opportunity or inclination to read any of my other many blogs about being homeless, I will give you a quick briefing: I’m a 49 year-old white female, college -educated former business owner and artist. I became homeless a year ago, and my blog chronicles the adventure from the beginning up…

The Homeless Chronicles Pt. 7: Hidden Homeless: Car-Dweller Culture

If you haven’t had the opportunity or inclination to read any of my other many blogs about being homeless, I will give you a quick briefing: I’m a 49 year-old white female, college -educated former business owner and artist. I became homeless a year ago, and my blog chronicles the adventure from the beginning up…

The Homeless Chronicles Pt. 4: The Ones That Cared

It probably sounds to you that I am holding a lot of resentment and bitterness toward my friends. I won’t deny that I am. You would too, and I guarantee that. If, after 7 months, you’re still out there and most of your friends have not even checked up on you, believe me, you’d be…

The Homeless Chronicles Pt.3: But What About Your Friends & Family?

Ah, yes: the friends and family. Here’s what happens when you tell your friends or family that you’re homeless: they always respond with something like “Oh no! I’m so sorry to hear that! Hang in there!” What they won’t do when you tell them you lost everything: they won’t freak out and offer you a…

The Homeless Chronicles Pt. 1

It’s now been 30 days to the day that I posted my first entry about my experience being homeless. The first one was long-winded and unorganized, as I too was long-winded and unorganized. Although only one comment made it to the page, I did receive many comments when I re-posted it on Los Angeles Craig’s…