Crazy people, I get that I must have one of those faces. I like to smile at people on the street because, you know, it's a nice thing to do. But it's not an invitation to follow me, or tell me about your Schwinn or go on some tirade about Newports to Newport News or how you're a marine that needs money.

But really, it isn't your fault. It's our fucked up system that throws you on the streets instead of giving you the help you need. And the people who treat you like you're invisible. So fuck Oregon and if you ignore the less fortunate, fuck you too. They might be hard to deal with and you might want to be left alone, but they are still fucking people and you can spare a few minutes, even if you can't spare the cash.