#WATWB – Friendly Fridges and Freedges

No matter what you call them – fridges or freedges – they are a much needed blessing and service to the communities in which they reside. You can read about the fridges/freedges of New York and Los Angeles HERE and HERE. For many, regular meals are not regular and possibly non-existent on many days. The fridges/freedges help to feed the hungry without cost. The donated food contained therein is free. “At community refrigerators, anyone is welcome to take whatever theyRead more

Go Help Yourself

It’s been forty-two years since I first met Mr. and Mrs. B. I will never forget that day. The former husband and I were dating and he took me to meet his childhood buddy and wife. Being just 19, still somewhat naive, and brought up by conservative parents who believed in manners, I was about to encounter a bit of a shock. As we drove down a long, gravel driveway, this black dog came bounding to meet us, tail wagging,Read more

Busted!

I received a phone call on Wednesday evening from a second shift aide at the place where mom lives. The conversation went something like this: Hello, is this Mary? “Yes it is.” This is Linda from EB, where your mom lives. “Yes? What’s up?” I thought I should call and let you know what happened. (Thoughts of mom falling and hurting herself immediately entered my head.) “What happened?” Well, I went into your mom’s room to get her ready forRead more