Apr 23 2005

Stranded

Posted by J. Craig Canada in brookdale, patrick james

My car died this morning. So I’m homeless, and I can’t move my car. I’ve spent hours trying to figure out what to do and can’t come up with any solutions. It seems no matter what I do I’m going to lose the few things I have left, probably be robbed and/or beaten, and then Continue reading →

Apr 16 2005

Well, Mr. James reads this

Posted by J. Craig Canada in brookdale, patrick james

Here is the email he sent me. April 15, 2005 J. Craig Canada P.O. Box 615 Brookdale, CA 95007-0615 RE: Rental Deposit Craig, I can’t believe you left all your crap at my house, and then blame me on your pitiful website for not getting a truck up the hill. You could have parked downstairs, Continue reading →

Apr 16 2005

How I got here

A year ago Thanksgiving (Thanksgiving before last) my landlady called the sheriffs and had me raided rather than give me notice. This was in Morongo Valley. It was a particularly malicious and premeditated act. I was put in jail and Lanny came up with $10,000 to bail me out on Thanksgiving day. When I got Continue reading →

Apr 09 2005

Homeless in Santa Cruz

Posted by J. Craig Canada in brookdale, patrick james

I’ve been homeless since the 24th. Well, actually I’ve been homeless for a year now, being taken in by one after another well-meaning person who just wants me to move on…but now I’m really homeless. And it’s not pretty. On the 24th I rented a truck to get the big stuff out, and had arranged Continue reading →