Wrap Up

For all intents and purposes this is a “wrap up” post for my FDOM class at Texas State which was the reason I started this blog but I will be purchasing the domain name and will be continuing to post every month. Now, while using WordPress I found the ability to embed CSS and HTML … More Wrap Up

Love On The Streets

This is Hannah and Chris they have been on the streets together for years and have a powerful love and commitment towards each other despite many obstacles in their way. They fight like every other couple and have their share of normal relationship struggles but despite not having shelter or food they persevere everyday. Chris … More Love On The Streets

Carson Ross Norris: The Inspiration for Every Leaf a Flower

The idea for Every Leaf a Flower was inspired by the young man on the right in the above photograph came from a thoughtful quote taken from one of his songs he had written before his sudden death. The quote is a metaphor for how we should treat each other everyday, on a flower the … More Carson Ross Norris: The Inspiration for Every Leaf a Flower

Music Is Medicine

Austin is the live music capital of the world and that happens to work in favor of only not music lovers living here but also the homeless population as well. Many of them are musicians and sit out on the streets and play for a living, all while trying to eat, find a place to … More Music Is Medicine

Wayne

This is Wayne, he is in his 70’s and is mostly blind the above picture was taken on the corner of Parmer Lane and I-35 on what we later learned is an area nicknamed “suicide alley” due to the amount of traffic that comes through this area. He had informed us that he had some … More Wayne

Cody

Cody is a 34 year old homeless man who sleeps in his truck at a gas station off of Wells Branch and I-35 with his dog coconut. We parked and walked up to him with some bananas, water, granola bars and an open heart and mind. At first he was a little reserved, but once … More Cody