• Faces of the Street,  Street Encounters

    An Encounter with Brenda

    Today I saw Brenda on the sidewalk of Washington Ave sitting alone just outside of a small group of men also on the sidewalk minding their own business and casually chatting with one another. I pulled over to talk to her with hopes to get to know her. Approaching people on the street can be risky and honestly dangerous if good judgment and wisdom aren’t utilized, because of the severely high count numbers of mental instability. From my experience, the majority of these people are good folks with good hearts. Unfortunately, many of them suffer from mental illnesses and they aren’t always aware of or live in reality. Brenda shared…