Tags » Hobos

Friday Fictioneers - 2/27/15 -- 'Adoption'

Friday Fictioneers, for those who are not aware, is a writing challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields on her blog. She gives us a picture prompt each week, and challenges us to write a 100-word story based on that picture. 164 more words

About a Girl - Friday Fictioneers

About a Girl

Genre: General (101 words)

Billy’s been hopping trains all his life. He knocked me over, dropping into my train. It’s how we met. 162 more words


Living free and dying

I suppose I wasn’t the only kid who daydreamed about being a hobo, at least among people of similar age and background. I recall reading stories that included hobo characters or which were about hobos and their foot-loose way of life was attractive to a boy living under his parents’ and schoool’s discipline. 204 more words

Whys & Wherefores

The hobo experience is alive and well (gallery)

When you think of the word hobo it’s likely that it conjures up images of days gone by. A thing of the past, something that people did 50 years ago. 35 more words


Cheers, to sleep deprivation and alcoholism

I feel like I’m the type of person who attracts hobos.

Now, I’m not sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing or even a politically correct thing to say, but whichever way you spin it, if there’s a homeless person around, they’re probs about to hit me up for some dough. 462 more words

The Dawn of Aerial Warfare

The world’s first airplane battles between sovereign nations took place in the middle of January of 1915 according to the Sunday Star newspaper. Consequently, this week marks the centennial of a particularly sinister moment in the mingling of technology and violence. 108 more words

Delaware Soldiers

American Nomads Documentary by BBC

Really enjoyed this documentary from the BBC on American Nomads. It features everything from  tramps, oogles, hobos, and elderly snow birds. Just about all of them have one thing in common, getting away from the responsibilities of life. 33 more words