What begins as an odd twist on the classic “walks into a bar” joke… …ends with a┬áPaulo Coelho-ian twist. In Coelho’s best-selling book, The Alchemist, an old king tells the main character, “when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” On August 5th, I “came out of the closet” about going homeless and shared my plan with my Facebook network. It was a hard decision. Some friends and confidants had┬ácautioned strongly against it. But it was the right thing to do….