Keeping the lights on. (The price you pay for a “fair market value” community.)
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Keeping the lights on. (The price you pay for a “fair market value” community.)

Today was different than any other day. I walked out of the house after the kids had left for their extracurriculars and after-school jobs, and realized… the lights are on. This is different from my usual scanning of the apartment, as I become overwhelmed by the utility bills sucking my paycheck dry. Normally, I would … Continue reading

Potatoes, it is! The reality of food insecurities.
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Potatoes, it is! The reality of food insecurities.

There is a misconception about food insecurities. One might consider that a person with food insecurities is someone incapable of supporting themselves or their families, but there are varying degrees of food insecurities, as noted by the USDA. And similar to the effect that we would not minimize an individual’s feelings regarding pain, anxiety, or … Continue reading