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Monday — The Nightmare Resumes!

October 22nd 2018

Hi, I’m living day-by-day in this motel, trying to put together enough money to keep the roof over our heads. I’ll need to extend the reservation again today. I also have to catch up with the rental payment for the storage facility to keep our stuff safe. There are other bills. I have also visited some promising apartment complexes, but I’m faced with the problem of paying the motel, which is obviously more expensive, and covering a move-in to a new place. I’m not there yet unfortuna ...Continue Reading

Overnight Emergency!

October 20th 2018

Saturday morning in Arizona: The motel front office said prepare to pack if we can’t pay. They let stay the night. But we have just a few hours left before we’ll be forced out. I need a few hundred dollars to stay here. Can you help with part of it via PayPal? We are really getting closer to resolving all this. I know this has gone on too long, but that’s the case. To send a payment via PayPal, please go to:, login and use the Send to friends and fa ...Continue Reading

Emergency Friday Update!

October 19th 2018

Good Morning (Arizona time). I'll be brief. As you know, I’ve gone through a long nightmare dealing with personal finances. Three months ago, after being forced out of our apartment (and it wasn’t just about rent), we ended up in a motel to hang our hats while trying to find a new apartment. Here we are. Paying the motel AND trying to save for an apartment has proven to be very difficult. In the meantime, I’m out of cash, and the motel needs to be paid to allow us to stay here. Othe ...Continue Reading

Another looming emergency!

October 18th 2018

Hi, So the motel front desk called me this morning. They said they were sold out and couldn’t extend my reservation past tomorrow. I persuaded them to extend the stay to Monday, but need to pay them tomorrow morning to keep a roof over our heads. I still have to catch up in paying the storage facility to keep our furniture and other stuff. There are other bills due. I’m juggling a lot of things, including trying to save money for a new apartment and struggle with the drain of the nightly ...Continue Reading

I barely survived this weekend, and…

October 15th 2018

Hi, I have a couple of positive developments to report. I can accept payments via PayPal once again, and I am back at the ride-sharing gigs, but it will take a while for the cash flow to help much. There are still some serious problems to solve. I have to extend the motel reservation again today to keep the roof over our heads. I’m behind in payments to the storage facility, and the bill needs to be covered so I can keep all my stuff. That pack of cyberbullies continues to harass m ...Continue Reading

Stop the Presses!

October 13th 2018

Hi, Stop the presses! PayPal works again. Here’s how to help today: Go to: [1], login and use the Send to friends and family option. Enter my email address, [2][email protected], and click or tap Next to continue the transaction. Thanks. Peace, Gene [1] [2] mailto:[email protected] ...Continue Reading

A weekend cash emergency!

October 13th 2018

Hi, This is serious. My bank account is overdrawn. I have to pay for food and shelter. I am overdue with payments to the storage facility. My wallet is nearly empty. Since the bank account is negative, anything that’s sent through one of the peer-to-peer payment systems, such as Facebook Messenger and Venmo, will just go into the “black hole” of my bank account. I realize some of you would prefer not to use Western Union or Moneygram. But that’s the best way to help me today. ...Continue Reading

I can't handle this any longer!

October 12th 2018

Hi, I woke up this morning in crisis. My bank account is overdrawn. I have to pay the motel today to continue to stay here. I’m behind on payments to the storage facility where most of our stuff was placed. Not much food is left. You get the picture. Here’s how you can help me today with a donation: Facebook Messenger. You just need to connect to me in order to send a payment. Here’s my Facebook page: Another way to help is Venmo ...Continue Reading

I'll be lucky if I have enough money to continue after today!

October 11th 2018

Hi, This is frustrating. Since I was unable to pay the storage facility Wednesday, they added 20% to the bill. I have to pay real soon now to prevent them from disposing of my stuff. I have to pay the motel to extend my reservation today. But I was able to resume one of my ride-sharing gigs. A set of used tires, which will last a few months, was enough to pass inspection. Fortunately, nobody paid attention to the bogus complaint filed by a troll that I was using an unsafe vehicle to tra ...Continue Reading

Deadlines and More Deadlines

October 10th 2018

Hi, The financial pressures are mounting. Today, I have to pay the storage facility or they will tack on a 20% penalty. In a few more days, they can dispose of my furniture, all of it, if I don’t pay. The motel needs another payment so we can keep a roof over our heads. I am putting aside some money to cover the car, so I can resume ride sharing. But it’ll be a while longer, and every day means lost money. The PayPal problem is close to being resolved. For now, here’s how you can help ...Continue Reading