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Day 168, January 16, 2012 MLK Day

January 17th, 2012 by

Day 168, January 16, 2012 MLK Day. I will start by acknowledging this great American who certainly deserves having his birthday, his life and efforts to unite ALL of us celebrated.  In terms of MOMM I want to start by apologizing for being out of touch for so long.  I will admit that some of it [...]

Stephen made it!

January 2nd, 2012 by

Stephen did it! He walked all 1,460 miles from the Poverello Center in Missoula, MT to the Hospitality Kitchen in LosAngeles in a whopping 5 months. Thanks to everyone who followed My One Man March!

M.O.M.M. update

December 17th, 2011 by

Friends, Stephen is having computer troubles and we are trying to get him a new computer. Until then, please follow his progress through Facebook. We also update the News section of this website with M.O.M.M. articles as they appear in the press. Thanks for your continued support as we work through this.

DAY 125: DECEMBER 4, 2011, Salinas, CA Mile 1169.

December 4th, 2011 by

DAY 125: DECEMBER 4, 2011, Salinas, CA mile 1169.  Stream of Consciousness. Are you familiar with the phrase “stream of consciousness”?  A lot of what I write in my journal contains eddies and whirlpools from my stream of consciousness. Please allow me to share. In the stream everything is simply flowing and moving and constantly [...]

DAY 120: NOVEMBER 29, 2011. Santa Cruz, CA. 1141 miles.

November 29th, 2011 by

DAY 120:  NOVEMBER 29, 2011. Santa Cruz, CA. 1141 miles. Good Bye ANDY, we love you and say hello to RACHEL. The sky is a crisp and clear blue.  Gentle breezes shake the multi colored leaves from their limbs sending them to lie to rest on asphalt and concrete.  The air is a comfortable autumn [...]

DAY 116: NOVEMBER 25, 2011. Santa Clara/San Jose area. 10:58am.

November 27th, 2011 by

DAY 116:  NOVEMBER 25, 2011. Santa Clara/San Jose area. 10:58am. Last night’s experience was educational and cold.  In an alley off a street named Hemlock, we served not just food to the hungry and homeless but gave out blankets, socks, clothing, jackets and conversation.  Just up the alley were three people manning a needle-exchange table.  It [...]

DAY 113: NOVEMBER 22, 2011. Mountain View, CA, 9:27am.

November 22nd, 2011 by

DAY 113:  NOVEMBER 22, 2011. Mountain View, CA, 9:27am. I spent the night behind a sales building at an old auto sales lot that was no longer doing business.  I felt safe and secure but the ground was cold and it takes some time for my legs to relax enough for me to fall asleep.  [...]

DAY 112: NOVEMBER 21, 2011, 6:49AM, San Carlos, CA.

November 21st, 2011 by

DAY 112:  NOVEMBER 21, 2011, 6:49AM, San Carlos, CA. I didn’t sleep well at all last night and am up early waiting for day break.  I found a spot to camp in an open field that is slated for development.  There were no signs warning people away and the area didn’t look like it got a [...]

DAY 111: NOVEMBER 20, 2011. TOTAL MILES 1075.

November 20th, 2011 by

DAY 111: NOVEMBER 20, 2011. TOTAL MILES 1075. I made it out of San Fran and all the way to Millbrae.  I found a wi-fi spot and then went searching for a place to pitch my tent.  There was a church nearby but it was locked down tight with warnings to trespassers everywhere.  Even the lawn [...]

DAY 109: NOVEMBER 18, 2011. Downtown San Francisco.

November 19th, 2011 by

DAY 109:  NOVEMBER 18, 2011.  Downtown San Francisco. When it decides to rain in San Francisco, it is like a tsunami.  I was soaked to the bone walking maybe 10 blocks back to the Hostel from my appointment with a gentleman from the San Francisco Homeless Coalition.  His meeting ran way late and when he [...]

DAY 108: NOVEMEBER 17, 2011. Downtown San Francisco.

November 17th, 2011 by

DAY 108:  NOVEMEBER 17, 2011. Downtown San Francisco. MEEEEEOWWWWWWW!!! Carrying my big, colorful, vinyl MOMM poster unfolded and displayed in front of me as I walked, I went panhandling for media attention today down at the OCCUPY SAN FRANCISCO encampment.  I would wait at a respectable distance until the reporter or crew member had a [...]

DAY 107: NOVEMBER 17, 2011, 7:11AM. SAUSALITO, CA.

November 17th, 2011 by

DAY 107: NOVEMBER 17, 2011, 7:11AM. SAUSALITO, CA. This morning’s offering is sort of kind of overcast skies and sort of kind of chilly.  I didn’t hear a thing last night and that struck me as weird.  I didn’t heart any traffic nor did I hear any birds or crickets or loud car music, nothing [...]

DAY 104 NOVEMBER 13, 2011, San Rafael, CA. 9:10am.

November 15th, 2011 by

DAY 104 NOVEMBER 13, 2011, San Rafael, CA. 9:10am. I slept with my shoes on last night if that is any indication of how safe I felt.  As it turns out I had little to worry about.  Found my way to the Motel 6 where I will stay tonight but then proceeded to get lost.  [...]

DAY 99: NOVEMBER 8, 2011, VALLEJO, CA. "ENTRENCHED"

November 10th, 2011 by

DAY 99: NOVEMBER 8, 2011, VALLEJO, CA.  “ENTRENCHED” I had just returned to my tent at the Wilson Avenue Homeless encampment last night around 7pm and it was already dark.  One of the people living there had a fire going in a charcoal BBQ and was preparing to cook his meal.  He made the generous [...]

DAY 92: NOVEMBER 2, 2011, 12:04pm, Mile 40ish near I-80.

November 2nd, 2011 by

DAY 92: NOVEMBER 2, 2011, 12:04pm, Mile 40ish near I-80. I slept underneath two huge oaks behind a hedge next to a park area and didn’t have to wear my shoes.  I drifted off to sleep listening to crickets and frogs and felt safe and secure.  At one point I was startled by some bird [...]

DAY 92: NOVEMBER 1, 2011, 10:24 am, Fairfield, CA Mile ?? I-80.

November 1st, 2011 by

DAY 92: NOVEMBER 1, 2011, 10:24 am, Fairfield, CA Mile ?? I-80. Wow, I stayed in one place for two nights.  Yesterday I was at a coffee shop getting awi-fi fix and doing admin when a gentleman saw my rig and started asking questions. I explained the MOMM project and he shared with me a [...]

DAY 91: OCTOBER 31, 2011. 9:37am Fairfield, CA Mile 44ish on I-80.

October 31st, 2011 by

DAY 91: OCTOBER 31, 2011. 9:37am Fairfield, CA Mile 44ish on I-80. So I finally got to enjoy my first In and Out Double-Double since returning to California last night.  It tasted good but as I was finishing it I noticed a woman huddled on the ground next a bush at the exit flying a sign [...]

DAY 90: OCTOBER 30, 2011. 9:19am Vacaville, CA Mile 54ish on I-80.

October 30th, 2011 by

DAY 90:  OCTOBER 30, 2011. 9:19am Vacaville, CA Mile 54ish on I-80. I am traveling the back roads of central California and the only time I see the interstate is when my path has to cross over or at night when I get close enough to find a place to camp so my exact location [...]

DAY 89: OCTOBER 29, 2011. 8:48AM DIXON, CA Mile ? On I-80.

October 29th, 2011 by

DAY 89: OCTOBER 29, 2011. 8:48AM DIXON, CA Mile ? On I-80. Found a nice little park area adjacent to I-80 that is actually interstate easement but close to wi-fi and coffee.   I see nothing in terms of sky that is out of the ordinary and mundane.  Is it blue?  Yes.   Are there clouds? No.  [...]

DAY 88: OCTOBER 27, 2011, 10am Mile 75 I-80.

October 28th, 2011 by

DAY 88:  OCTOBER 27, 2011, 10am Mile 75 I-80. I am camped at Central Park in downtown Davis, CA with the college youth of OCCUPY DAVIS.  I left Sacramento with a heavy heart.  I walked along a bike bath that runs parallel to I-80 trying to wrap my head around the size of the homeless [...]

DAYS 82-85: OCTOBER 25, 2011 Mile 96 ish CA I-80. Downtown Sacramento, CA

October 25th, 2011 by

DAYS 82-85: OCTOBER 25, 2011 Mile 96 ish CA I-80.  Downtown Sacramento, CA Over the past couple of days I didn’t do much.  I sat around taking care of my body, my gear, doing laundry, paperwork, etc. and there isn’t much from that that I would want to share in a blog.  Describing the process [...]

DAY 81: OCTOBER 21, 2011. 7:32AM. Mile 122 CA I-80. Auburn, CA

October 23rd, 2011 by

DAY 81: OCTOBER 21, 2011. 7:32AM. Mile 122 ish CA I-80.  Outside Auburn, CA My tent’s rain shield is soaked in dew and I didn’t rig it properly to prevent it from soaking the tent as well.  Oh joy. The nights here have a chilly mugginess that soaks into your clothing and I awaken each [...]

DAY 80: OCTOBER 20, 2011. 8:27AM. Mile 135 CA I-80. Colfax, CA

October 23rd, 2011 by

DAY 80: OCTOBER 20, 2011. 8:27AM. Mile 135 CA I-80.  Colfax, CA. I slept on some property that was near residential area but next to interstate.  There were no signs stating the illegality of trespassing or camping so I wandered around looking for a suitable site.  It was so dark I couldn’t really see the ground [...]

DAY78/79: OCTOBER 19, 2011. 7:36AM. Mile 150 CA I-80.

October 20th, 2011 by

DAY78/79:  OCTOBER 19, 2011.  7:36AM. Mile 150 CA I-80. I have always believed that if there is a will, there a way.  I received word that the entity we were hoping would be our Fiscal Sponsor has turned us down.  I don’t have a problem with being turned down but it is becoming more and [...]

DAY 77: OCTOBER 17, 2011. 7:52am. Donner Pass via CA 40.

October 20th, 2011 by

DAY 77: OCTOBER 17, 2011. 7:52am. Donner Pass via CA 40. I haven’t quite hit the summit but it is less than a mile from where I am camped.  I purposely chose to stop short in order to protect myself from any wind and to enjoy the glorious sunrise and I am not disappointed.  The birds [...]

DAY 76: OCTOBER 16, 2011. 7:10am. Mile 198 ish on CA I-80.

October 20th, 2011 by

DAY 76:  OCTOBER 16, 2011. 7:10am. Mile 198 ish on CA I-80. Yesterday achieved the honor of being placed on the list of WORST DAYS and yet it started out so well. I was up early (for me) and hoping to make it to Truckee by nightfall but apparently I was meant to be delayed.  The [...]

DAY 75: OCTOBER 15, 2011, 7:09am. Mile 5 NV I-80.

October 20th, 2011 by

DAY 75: OCTOBER 15, 2011, 7:09am.  Mile 5 NV I-80. I don’t have much of an appetite this morning but I am hungry to get on the road so I can be done with Donner Pass and its threat to my safety.  There is work to be done and I don’t want to dilly-dally too [...]

DAY 71: OCTOBER 12, 2011, 6:12am; Reno, NV.

October 12th, 2011 by

DAY 71: OCTOBER 12, 2011, 6:12am; Downtown Reno, NV. I much prefer waking up to something new each morning in terms of what the day has to offer weather wise as well as view but instead I am offered the relentless and mundane repetitiveness of darkness, cold, concrete and noise.  I would like to say [...]

DAY 69: OCTOBER 10, 2011, 11:20am. Mile Marker 18

October 10th, 2011 by

Heath, Big Stephen, William and Little Stephen in Fernley DAY 69: OCTOBER 10, 2011,  11:20am.  Mile Marker 18 on NV I-80. Happy Birthday to my father.  Seventy-eight.  That’s the start of a good cribbage hand.  Arrived at Sparks and stayed at a Motel 6 but couldn’t get wi-fi because they charge you and I’m a [...]

DAY 66: OCTOBER 7, 2011, 8:44am. Mile Marker 69.

October 10th, 2011 by

Walter from Ulm, Germany at Lovelock,NV DAY 66: OCTOBER 7, 2011, 8:44am.  Mile Marker 69. Yesterday and the day before and from what I see of this morning will be the three coldest days I have had to endure to date.  It’s a blistering 55 degrees, overcast and breezy.  Thank goodness I am carrying a [...]

DAY 65: OCTOBER 6, 2011, 8:28am. Mile 83.

October 10th, 2011 by

DAY 65:  OCTOBER 6, 2011, 8:28am. Mile Marker 93. I am enjoying one of the best morning views I have seen yet in Nevada or on this journey.  I pulled off after only 13 miles ending up at the Toulon exit.  I sometimes wonder how they choose where to place exits.  It must have something to do [...]

DAY 63: October 4, 2011, 8:10am. Lovelock, NV.

October 4th, 2011 by

DAY 63: October 4, 2011, 8:10am. Lovelock, NV. I made it to Lovelock, NV before dark and before the blustery dust up of a passing squall.  All the cheap, opps, I mean inexpensive, motels were full so I searched for a place to pitch the tent and ended up flopping on the ground, leaving the tent and [...]

DAY 62: October 3, 2011, 7:41am. Mile 129 on NV I-80.

October 4th, 2011 by

DAY 62: October 3, 2011, 7:41am. Mile Marker 129 on NV I-80. I am surrounded by mountains in varying stages of morning dress.  The ones to the west are fully lit with sunshine and wearing long thin streams of wispy clouds in lightly colored pink.  The closest mountains to the east are still struggling to [...]

DAY 61: October 2, 2011, 8:09am. Mile 149 on NV I-80.

October 4th, 2011 by

DAY 61:  October 2, 2011, 8:09am.  Mile Marker 149 on NV I-80. There was a beautiful sunset last night that I tried to capture but it eluded me like a dragon fly in flight, teasing me with its beauty, weaving and bobbing, hovering and shifting and then simply gone.  Yesterday I quite unceremoniously passed 700 miles [...]

DAY 60: October 1, 2011, 7:05am. Mile 168 on NV I-80.

October 4th, 2011 by

DAY 60:  October 1, 2011, 7:05am. Mile Marker 168 on NV I-80. In the middle distance at the far edge of a recently harvested field a hobo hauling freight train rumbles west while big black birds work the carpeted remnants on the valley floor and smaller tykes wait their turn perched upon the segmented metal [...]

Day 59: September 30, 2011, 3:05pm

October 4th, 2011 by

Day 59: September 30, 2011, 3:05pm I want you to go to any downtown street corner or during farmers market or in front of the courthouse or anywhere you can feel like you’re not trespassing or violating panhandling laws and ask for $14.60. If you feel really uncomfortable asking strangers for money, start out by [...]

Day 58: September 29, 2011, 8:52am.

September 30th, 2011 by

Seabees and a Challenge to YOU! Day 58:  September 29, 2011, 8:52am. “HOMELESSNESS AND HUNGER ARE A SOCIAL PROBLEM THAT DEMAND A SOCIAL SOLUTION.” The weather outside is delightful this morning.  No chill to speak of and a gentle westerly breeze with the sun on my shoulders.  I walked 24+ miles yesterday to get to Button [...]

Day 57: September 28, 2011, 8:34am.

September 30th, 2011 by

Day 57: September 28, 2011, 8:34am. “Volunteer to work to make homelessness in YOUR community an issue that has a solution.” Maybe the weather in Nevada is like the movie Groundhog Day where it’s just a repeat of the day before.  I am not complaining because it’s calm now and the chill during the night was comfortable [...]

Day 54: September 25, 2011, 8:25am.

September 26th, 2011 by

Day 54: September 25, 2011, 8:25am. I am starting from mile marker 244 this morning after finishing a 26 mile march yesterday.  As usual the sky is clear but hazy.  Maybe the wind and mining trucks combine to throw so much dust into the air the the horizon looks fuzzy.  I mean there must be [...]

Day 53: September 24, 2011.

September 26th, 2011 by

Day 53: September 24, 2011. It would be highly remiss of me not to wish my younger brother, Kevin a Happy Birthday.  Kevin, soon you’ll be old enough to play with the big boys and enjoy your GOLDEN years but not yet young pup, not yet.  So after flying through Carlin, NV I made it [...]

Day 52: September 23, 2011, 7:37am.

September 26th, 2011 by

Day 52: September 23, 2011, 7:37am. Last night after dark I found the end of the road (literally).  It was so dark and dangerous that I went under the easement fence and was walking a frontage road until it ran out, turned to gravel and then to a scrub covered railroad maintenance road and then [...]

Day 51: September 22, 2011, 2:37pm.

September 26th, 2011 by

Day 51: September 22, 2011, 2:37pm. I am still in Elko, NV and at the local Wally-world charging my batteries (literally) and not happy with the late start.  There will be only four hours, tops, left of walking light and that will put me way behind on this leg to Battle Mountain.  However, I got [...]

Day 50: September 21, 2011, 7:02am.

September 25th, 2011 by

Day 50: September 21, 2011, 7:02am. Last night as the sun decided to go play somewhere else and to my pleasant surprise I arrived at exit 314 (look for the 2.5 foot stuffed penguin) and the Raynor Country store.  Not only were there ice cold liquids but a café to boot.  That’s where I am currently, getting [...]

Day 49: September 20, 2011, 8:25am.

September 25th, 2011 by

Day 49:  September 20,2011, 8:25am. The morning is clear as a bell but a tad bit chilly.  Off in the distance I hear the approaching rumble of freight cars heading west and have to enjoy the blast of horn announcing their passing.  It reminds me of another call I heard this morning from a couple [...]

Day 44: September 15, 2011, 8:22am

September 18th, 2011 by

Day 44:  September 15, 2011, 8:22am.  The only thing white in the sky is the moon and a lingering con trail from an airliner.  My hands are cold.  The morning breeze is CH CH CH CHILLY.  Not much to see.  I do however hear some kind of critter way off in the distance calling to [...]

Day 42: September 13, 8:13am

September 14th, 2011 by

Day 42:  September 13, 2011, 8:13am.  This morning it is a little bit breezy, a little bit chilly but the skies are clear.  I set up my home away from home next to a fabric Quonset hut used to cover gravel for winter road use.  I was treated to a full moon rising amongst the [...]

Day 41: September 12, 2011, 8:28am.

September 14th, 2011 by

Day 41: September 12, 2011, 8:28am.  Yesterday ended on a cloudy, blustery note  with thunder and a bit of rain.  The  skies are clearer this morning but the winds are still buffeting my little  hovel about.  I am enjoying a bit of last  night’s gruel.  Hmmmm, peppered jerky is  pretty good in a morning stew.  [...]

Day 40: September 11, 2011, 7:41am

September 14th, 2011 by

  Day 40:  September 11, 2011, 7:41am.  The sun is rising above the corn fields while a gentle breeze blows stalks of wild grass along a sleepy ditch and the Killdeer, roosters and other locals are busy announcing their daily plans or flitting about their early morning duties.  The days are growing shorter while the [...]

DAY 37: Back in Twin Falls. GO PACKERS!

September 8th, 2011 by

Day 37: September 8, 2011, 4pm.  Sitting in a Twin Falls Micky D’s soaking up the ambience of fast food, Fox News and free wi-fi.  Returned from Boise VA hospital and the doctor gave me a yellow light.  Nothing is broken but the possibility of a stress fracture is very likely and I am to [...]

DAY 37: BOISE, IDAHO?

September 7th, 2011 by

        Day 37: September 7, 2011, 10:17am.  I am currently sitting in VA Facility Canteenin Boise, ID.  Yes that’s right, Boise, ID.  Yesterday I was in Twin Falls, ID and today I am in Boise, ID.  The docs at the Twin Falls clinic couldn’t do anything for me due to regulations but [...]

DAY 36: September 6, 2011 KMVT Interview

September 6th, 2011 by

Day 36: September 6, 2011, 8:57am.  My sincere thanks to Michelle Costa from KMVT in Twin Falls who arranged to do a story on MOMM and to Jay who shot the interview.  It’s another beautiful day in Southern Idaho.  I am at a local laundromat.  I don’t have a lot to clean but what I have [...]

Day 34: September 5, 2011. Happy Labor Day America.

September 6th, 2011 by

Day 34: September 5, 2011, 8:06am.  Happy Labor Day America.  It was clear as a bell last night except for lingering smoke from a distant fire but earlier this morning the clouds started to build and I was up around 5:30am trying to pack while in the tent and change clothes to prepare for rain.  [...]

DAY 33: September 4, 2011, On the way to Twin Falls.

September 6th, 2011 by

Day 33:  September 4, 2011, 9:03am.  I slept very well last night as compared to the night before.  I felt safe last night and I had permission.  It makes a difference.  Yesterday, I made it 20 miles to Johnny’s Corner Store four miles short of Shoshone.  It was closing in on dusk and the people [...]

DAY 32: September 3, 2011

September 6th, 2011 by

Day 32:  September 3, 2011, 8:47am. Stayed the night near mile marker 98 on ID 75 at the turn off to the east side road to Magic Reservoir.  Super clear skies, no breeze and the morning chill is dissipating quickly. Just finished last night’s dinner for breakfast but I added some dry mango to the [...]

Day 31: 9/2/11 Bellevue, ID

September 2nd, 2011 by

Day 31:  Friday, September 2, 2011.  Clear and sunny but chilly in the mornings.  I left Ketchum yesterday at noon and made it to Bellevue as hoped but the sun is setting earlier and had little time or energy to look and ended up sleeping inside a dumpster enclosure on the site of an old [...]

MOMM FTR in Ketchum/Sun Valley/Hailey

August 31st, 2011 by

Tonite @ Shellys Deli in Hailey from 6-9pm. I am sitting in Shelly’s Deli in Hailey working on schtuff, listening to Let the Drummer Kick by Citizen Cope and want to remind everyone within walking distance (ok, or bike or auto) to come to a “Greet and Meet” tonite at Shellys Deli in Hailey from 6-9pm.  I will share some [...]

Shelly's Deli in Hailey, 6-9pm Wednesday the 31st

August 30th, 2011 by

Fund raiser for M.O.M.M. Wednesday night, 6-9pm at Shelly’s Deli in Hailey. Be there or be square. It a impromptu, grass roots get together to help spread the word about the M.O.M.M. project and hopefully raise some donations. Tell your friends, family and in laws. My thanks to Mr. Rod Kelly here in Ketchum for [...]

Day 25; August 27, 2011

August 29th, 2011 by

Day 25; 8/27/11: I was awoken at 6:30am not by a bear, not by a law enforcement officer, but by a 20 something blonde woman asking, “Is there someone in there.” I rolled over, sat up, said yes and she asked me if I had any water. I was half asleep and wondering what in [...]

Day 24; August 26, 2011

August 29th, 2011 by

Day 24; 8/26/11: Had a rough day in a number of ways. I had to spend most of the morning trying to MacGyver my rig. It appeared to look more like I had done a MacGrubber quality fix but I decided I did a fair job with little at hand and my trusty multi-tool (Gerber) [...]

End of Day 23 9:40 pm

August 29th, 2011 by

End of Day 23 9:40 pm; at a trailhead access site near Obsidian, ID: The sun has set over the Sawtooth peaks and that was without question the best part of the day. A beautiful, “Red skies at night, sailor’s delight” kind of sunset. I got up early enough, was treated to a bit of, [...]

Day 21/22: August 23/24, 2011

August 24th, 2011 by

Before I begin let me start by saying that there is something wrong with a program that lets you type 1000 words and then by simply brushing the mouse or hitting a wrong key or two while typing it all disappears, never to be seen again. So, I will start again but it will abbreviated. [...]

Day 20, 8/22/2011

August 22nd, 2011 by

Yesterday I almost made it to the East fork of the Salmon River Fishing access site, 1.5 miles shy.  As it is I still made about 17.5 miles.  Today I was ready to kick some miles but stopped at the Torrey RV Park.  I stopped to get something cold to drink and the manager indicated [...]

DAY 19, 8/21/2011

August 22nd, 2011 by

Left Challis around 1pm and headed south on 93 and quickly connected with ID 75.  It is very late in terms of light and my attention.  I walked longer and further than I had planned but I might be able to make Stanley by Tuesday.  We’ll see how I feel tomorrow.  Hit some weather in [...]

A sleepy little town called Challis

August 21st, 2011 by

Greetings one and all from Challis ID.  I have to say the the country I am walking through is stunning and of course you’ll see pictures soon enough and possibly even some video.  I tell people that I meet along the way that I wanted a teenager  to come along with me to help with all [...]

An Interesting Day

August 13th, 2011 by

Left Hamilton after going to Marcus Daly Hospital. It was suggested by a local resident that I might want to go visit one of Hamilton’s long term homeless “characters” . His nickname was “River Ron” and whenever I spoke of the M.O.M.M. people would ask if I had met “River Ron”. The woman that referred [...]

In Ravalli County

August 13th, 2011 by

To the people of Ravalli County, Thanks. The Bitteroot Valley is a beautiful slice of heaven and surely representative of Montana as “The Last Best Place”. I also wanted to mention that there are 3 food bank programs that I know of in Ravalli county. The first one I came across was Pantry Partners in [...]

What do you think?

August 13th, 2011 by

Day 3. I need your feed back please. What about the web site works and what doesn’t. Much appreciated. Writing from Historic Stevi. Got to go to find a place to sleep. Until tomorrow. Sleep Tight World. stm

Send Off!

August 13th, 2011 by

Send off at Poverello in Missoula was off the cuff but very moving and after a lengthy speech by yours truly, the Mayor very succinctly summed up the project by saying that “many are called to service” and for me that service is for those among us suffering from Homelessness. Homelessness is not a genetic [...]

Help send me off in style!

July 18th, 2011 by

I am still on schedule to depart Wednesday, August 3rd from the Poverello Center (535 Ryman St.) at 9am. Mayor John Engen will be in attendance to say a few words and I am still hopeful that the Drum Brothers can come so we can do a Conga Line around the block before I leave. [...]