Category: rough living

Upscale bums in Beverly Hills

Great article. I think this might foster some conversation. Hawaii is another place where the bums have it good, not because of rich people but because of free showers at the beaches, wild food, fishing, and the throwaway society of tourism. cd BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Being homeless in...

Japanese man finds woman living in his closet

TOKYO (AFP) — A Japanese man puzzled by food mysteriously disappearing from his refrigerator got a shock when he found out a woman had been living in his home for months without permission, police said Friday. The 57-year-old man living alone — or so he thought — in the...

Squirrel taming Seattlite gives up treehouse for RV

I bet he is bummed at having to leave the treehouse. If our society allowed you to build your home in an unused area, a lot of folks that are homeless, wouldn’t be. Check out the comments on the Seattle P.I. website. Also have a read at the other...

Paycheck to paycheck is harder than ever!

Check out the following article and then do yourself a favor. Get a copy of Rough Living: An Urban Survival Manual so that you can make your money stretch a little bit further. NEW YORK – The calculus of living paycheck to paycheck in America is getting harder. What...

wiki how: How to become a Hobo

This is great advice! http://www.wikihow.com/Become-a-Hobo How to Become a Hobo Historically, many people have been forced into becoming hobos because of circumstances where jobs are so scarce that they have no choice but to travel from place to place in search of work. There are many theories of the...

Hobo superhero from the golden age of comics – Boing Boing

“Again With the Comics” has an article about a hobo superhero named “The Vagabond,” who debuted in U.S.A. Comics #1 in 1941. Like many handsome millionaire playboys/crusading district attorneys/ frustrated beat cops of comics’ Golden Age, Murphy decided to fight crime anonymously by taking on the dramatic secret life...