Author: Katy Quigley

In south Louisiana, we don’t worry too much about not having enough water. Too much water? Well that is many totally different stories for another day. But not having enough water? That thought rarely even crosses most New Orleanians’ minds… The overpasses and the oaks were...

In the spirit of the season, I count among my blessings the men, women and children whom the entire UNITY team and the Continuum of Care partners have assisted this year. Here are a few of my recent favorite blessings: “Wait, wait! Stop please!” she cried....

Phrases.org identifies the origin of the phrase “Absence makes the heart grow fonder” as "Always toward absent lovers love's tide stronger flows" from Sextus Aurelius Propertius – a Roman poet from 15BC. (The same site also conveys the bawdy wordplay that Shamus may appreciate -...

Sheila was raped yesterday. While Sheila was lying in her scavenged bed in an abandoned apartment a man came in through the door that no longer has a lock and he raped her. Sheila is already approved for housing. She has already completed the maze of information...

John Steinbeck would have loved the people we meet on a daily basis. I can imagine him sipping coffee in the morning with Ms. Donna – coffee warmed on the grated fire pit in front of her deteriorating, ramshackle home. He would have helped her empty...