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Adebanji Alade is a talented artist born in Nigeria, living in the United Kingdom. His site "My art, my passion for sketching” is a treasure trove of carefully observes and skillfully sketched commuters on London's public transportation, with the occasional update of his studio work. I regularly check his site to see his work and get inspired. Recently, I learned he was participating in a sketchbook/journal exchange entitled The Flying Moleskins. Adebanji provided a theme for his sketchbook of "Homelessness and Poverty." I wrote him expressing my interest in contributing something. For years I've been doing this morning exercise (for a lack of a better term) of drawing a portrait-a-day of news makers, on the corresponding news article. Most often my posted doodles are done on the New York Times or The Star Ledger, but I thought it would be interesting to sketch the New York homeles ...

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