Project 313 – Post No. 208

If you want a respite from the things of man, THIS post is the perfect thing. If you do choose to watch the videos of the bluebirds taking a bath, make sure you switch the setting to HD. Also, watching the videos on youtube (and a larger screen) is a good thing. 

And now, the photo:

Project 313 208

Hmm . . . it may look better viewed larger (click on it . . . unless you’re reading this on a phone, in which case it won’t matter much). 

This next cartoon is . . . well, I like the humor of it, but it touches on something I’ve seen a lot these past two years. We have names for many of the homeless people (Arms Swinger, Handsome Man, Cardboard Hair Lady, Rock Thrower, Pissing Man, and so on) and before you think badly of us, the names are not derisive; it’s just a way for us to identify who we see . . . we do the same for people we see regularly (Support Stocking Couple, Walking Man, Sweat Slinger, and so on).

But, back to the cartoon . . . 

I fear this has become the reality for more and more people, this despite the economy doing relatively well (you know, except for the debt that will eventually bankrupt the country and result in serious hurt for lots and lots of people).

That said, there are resources here for people who want and accept help. The named ones . . . not so much. Sometimes they’re wasted, sometimes they’re on the ball, and always hitting up the tourists with the same signs; “Need Food” is a popular one even though mighty few of them appear to be starving (lots of food resources here). Another is the perennial “Lost ID” occasionally swapped for “In Between Jobs” and a number of other sometimes innovating pleadings. Pleadings that grow a little stale after seeing them for two-years-plus and knowing the resources the county and state throw at the problem. 

Anyway, I give you . . . Perfectly Symmetrical — if a little off — Face.

Perfectly Symmetrical — if a little off — Face

And . . . that’s it

Some of these posts will likely be longer as the mood hits me, but most will be thus; short, uninteresting, bland, and relentless.

You can read about Project 313 HERE.

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