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Homeless Gal Goes On a Diet

I’m Maureen from the Living In My Van blog.  I’ve gained around 60 pounds since I started free-sleeping in my van and it’s time to take them off.  On the page I will show you the good, the bad and … Continue reading

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My Trip

I got on a train and went to Berkely today.  It is nice.  I didn’t like the train ride though.  City people look angry to me.  Maybe they are stressed out. Berkeley has a small town feel.  I like small … Continue reading

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Onward and Upward!

I feel a little weird wanting to be in a “real” home again. A house or apartment will not make me happy, nor does it, in of itself make anyone happy. So why am I trying to get housed again? … Continue reading

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Sleeping On Concrete

born1945 / Foter / CC BY If you need to sleep on concrete and all you have is a sleeping bag or blanket, you will want to get yourself a large piece of cardboard.  In my area it is fairly … Continue reading

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Danger minimalized

Some of you may remember that a while back there was a woman who growled at me whenever she saw me.  I found her a little intimidating. Well I’m glad to report that a few weeks ago I learned her … Continue reading

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Ugh. I have been dealing with an agency again regarding housing. How is it so many people get free housing but I seem to have to prove I make $25,000 a year to get it help with housing? Seems like … Continue reading

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Don’t Check Your Brains At The Door

I’ve noticed that many of us humans like to let others do our thinking for us. Perhaps it is a survival strategy. From what I can tell, groups have a better chance of surviving and thriving than individuals on their … Continue reading

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Homeless Encampment Accidentally(?) Destroyed

A man made a shelter in the woods and the city tore it down after seeing it in a newspaper article.  The city claimed they thought it was an “abandoned site”    

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Saturday Church and Reading at Night-POLL!

Went for breakfast (coffee!) and got my laundry washed at a mega-church in the area.  Almost everyone is very nice…with the exceptions of a few grumps.  I don’t know what some people are so grumpy about especially when THOUSANDS of … Continue reading

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