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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Sometimes a Rising Tide Just Doesn’t Lift All Boats

The old expression about a rising tide lifting all boats is one that I have admittedly used myself.  Sometimes it seems just right, and I throw it into what I am saying.  I use it less and less these days …

Mobile Food Pantry – Touching Lives for 5 Years

“It was me in an empty room with a phone and a computer.” That was Alissa Barnes’s first day on the job at Roadrunner Food Bank.  The year was 2008.  Alissa was tasked with starting an experimental new program called …

Updated Study Reflects Rise in Hunger in New Mexico

The annual Map the Meal Gap 2013 study released on June 10 by Feeding America, finds that New Mexico is ranked as the most food insecure state among children in the United States. The 2013 study shows that 30.6% or 156,930 children …

Stretching Your Dollars

I love to shop, but I’m what you’d call a bargain shopper. I buy things in bulk, buy late in the season, or shop the sale, clearance, and closeout racks. I very rarely pay full price for things, and when …

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