Monthly Archives: January 2016

Panhandler Protocol

Should you fish out a toonie or walk on by? the answer isn't always obvious Download article PDF  Published in United Church Observer in January 2016 I grew up in small-town Ontario and never encountered homeless people, panhandlers or "bums," as the people in my world called them then. So when I went to New…
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A chance to sit at Hemingway’s desk in Key West

Island is a cultural oasis for free spirits, creative types and at least one lucky writer. Download article PDF Published in The Toronto Star in January 2016 Carol Shaughnessy was a 20-year-old student escaping the Minnesota winter when she landed in Key West 40 years ago. After hopping in a pink taxi and driving alongside…
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