Yesterday morning after I published my post I discovered that I’d lost my cell phone. Then came the mad rush to try and figure out where I had seen it last, when was the last time I had used it and then doing all of the back tracking trying to find the thing.
To many a non-homeless person it might seem strange that someone who is homeless even has a cell phone. Some non-homeless people even think that for a homeless person to have a cell phone is frivolous because they feel that the homeless person should be spending money on something more important – like food or a place to live. But all that type of thinking is based on misconceptions of what homelessness is. (more…)