To have such troubles

Perhaps we could call them the disenfranchised poor

Perhaps we could call them the disenfranchised poor, as they try to supplement meager funds without government bureaucracy handing them money.

Those gossiping in the local coffee shop must be called the blessed ones, to be able to sit in a coffee shop, probably on many occassions with many friends, with the prime discomfort in life being seeing a beggar on the Avenue. Such a sad a state of affairs.

Jim Thomas

Oak Bay