Tag: Food Pantry

Unemployment Stories: Why I Don't Go To Food Pantries

Yesterday, a friend and I were discussing the proposed cuts to the SNAP program passed by the House of Representatives a few days ago. During our conversation she commented that a new food pantry had opened in Uptown and attracted a sizable crowd on its first day.  She later went on to say that in... Read more »

The Salsa Contest: The Unexpected Happens

Telling my boyfriend that the salsa and dip contest was in gay bar was the least of my concerns as walked in the bar on competition day. He raised his eyebrows a little, asked a few more questions about the bar and joked that he would be glued by my side but for the most... Read more »

The Salsa Contest

I celebrated a birthday this past weekend. Since I’m halfway between milestone birthdays there was no excuse to have a huge gathering but I did want to do something to mark the occasion. But what? What does a middle aged woman do to mark the anniversary of her birth? Then I saw it. The call... Read more »
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