How I Found Love From Within Prison

    Ever heard of WriteAPrisoner.com? What about goodprisoner.com? Out of hundreds of pen-pal websites for prisoners, these are the two I chose. It took me about 9 years, but I found her. The love of my life. The most amazing woman I know. My strategy was simple. Be bold and straight forward. I’ve been … Continue reading How I Found Love From Within Prison

A Sneak Peek Of My Book …

    Here is an excerpt from my ebook:   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. … Continue reading A Sneak Peek Of My Book …

Finding Opportunity In Everything

    I misspelled the word “patience” in an email to my mom. She corrected me by Googling the word “patient”, and sending me the result. It was 14 paragraphs describing the difference between “patients” and “patience.” This literally made me LOL. It wasn’t a full blown laughter, such as LMAOROTF, but it was a … Continue reading Finding Opportunity In Everything

The Four Agreements

    I just finished reading “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz. My wife had been telling me for several months about this amazing book. The prison library didn’t have it, so she bought it for me. What an awesome book! It has had an immediate impact on my life. For years I would … Continue reading The Four Agreements

Friends

    “I don’t have any friends in here. I have acquaintances.” I just heard a man say that. And it’s not the first time either. I’ve heard it many times over the years by many different people. It’s almost like an established well known quote amongst convicts. I have to admit, I once had … Continue reading Friends

How To Earn Back 650 Days Of Good Time

    650 days! That’s how much good time I have lost. So how does one lose almost two years of good time? I’ll tell you: fighting, assaults, smoking weed, riots, refusing to program, failing to disperse, and getting caught with a cell phone (just to name a few). I was a knuckle-head! I was … Continue reading How To Earn Back 650 Days Of Good Time

Family BBQ

    Every July Stafford Creek Corrections Center is the host of an event called “The Family Fun BBQ.” The criteria for me to attend is simple: Must be 6 months infraction free, and must have at least one minor in attendance. This year was awesome! My mom brought my niece, Austyn. The visiting room … Continue reading Family BBQ