Ten Days Too Young

SCCC has a yearly fitness contest for all inmates, called the Ironman Competition. I train hard to get myself into shape for this, and I look forward to participating. The results of this years Ironman Competition were just posted in the gym. But my name is not on that list, despite getting the second best … Continue reading Ten Days Too Young

The Love Of My Family

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank my beautiful family for all their love and support. THANK YOU! Nothing brings me more joy than spending time with my family. Before I came to prison, I completely took them for granted. I would’ve rather “kicked it” with my so called friends than spend some quality … Continue reading The Love Of My Family

Introducing Guest Bolggers

Hi everyone. I just wanted to give you all a heads up as to why you are going to be seeing new faces & names appearing on this site. I’ve decided to post guest blogs written by other inmates. By doing this, my blog will offer different perspectives, different views, and different styles. I am … Continue reading Introducing Guest Bolggers

Staying Focused

Today I turned 40. I’ve been in prison since I was 20 years old. It’s time to reflect and see how far I’ve come. More importantly, it’s time to reflect & recognize how much farther I have to go. I’m talking about my personal conduct, my inner thoughts, my attitude, and how I treat others. … Continue reading Staying Focused

Coaching Prison Softball (part 2)

Coaching prison softball has been great so far. It teaches me how to deal with different personalities in a delicate, respectful way. At times, some of these guys piss me off. It’s in that moment when I must lead by example and “Keep It Positive.” Let me explain: Mike is our 3rd baseman. He’s been … Continue reading Coaching Prison Softball (part 2)

A Sneak Peek Of My Book …

    Suddenly I had fifteen guys surrounding me as I stood in the middle of the kitchen. I would have stabbed anyone who tried to make a move on me, and they all knew it. Most of these guys were just acquaintances; none were good friends. I felt like an outsider among a well-established … Continue reading A Sneak Peek Of My Book …

Striving For Tranquility

Inspired by the desire to change my ways. Inspired by desiderata and bright beautiful days. With a humble heart, I bring you, “Striving For Tranquility” … Rise above the noise and hate, and float on a cloud of serenity. Absorb the tranquility found within silence. Without compromising your morals and integrity, try to be on … Continue reading Striving For Tranquility