155 Days of Good Time Restored

    Remember my NA series and all those NA Meetings I attended? Well they just now paid off in the form of good time. My release date has been adjusted from 8-9-32 to 3-7-32. I haven't done the math, but according to DOC, that's 155 days! Upon receiving this good news I was also … Continue reading 155 Days of Good Time Restored

Taking The Edge Off Prison Life

    The following poem was written back in June of 1996. Back then I was a drug using, drug selling, violent little badass. I was at Walla Walla, living with Mikey and Jeff. When we were using drugs and smoking joints people use to walk by our cell, look in, and fiend. A lot of … Continue reading Taking The Edge Off Prison Life

My Watch Broke

    I was in my cell training for my upcoming EFV's with my wife. I was doing weighted hip thrusters with a 65 pound box on my lap. As I was on my fifth set of fifty, my stomach growled. I finished my set, then looked at my watch to see how much longer … Continue reading My Watch Broke

Stone Catchers: I Quit!!!

    My wife recently asked how my book group, Stone Catchers, was going. I told her that I quit because of a few guys that I despise.   She sweetly reminded me of what I wrote in a post called, STONE CATCHERS (WEEK 1): "Within this class you can catch those potentially destructive stones and lay them to rest in … Continue reading Stone Catchers: I Quit!!!

Mental Health & Prison

    There is a perception that jails and prisons are doubling as mental health institutions. Perception is reality. As I look around the dayroom I see a variety of inmates with mental health issues. The severity of their issues range from mild to extreme. For the most part, everyone in prison has some type … Continue reading Mental Health & Prison

The Sky Is Beautiful

    This is a poem I wrote 14 years ago in November of 2002. As I go back and read some of my older poems, I contemplate whether or not I should share them. And if I do share them, should I edit them? Naw, I'll just give it to you how it is. … Continue reading The Sky Is Beautiful

A Prayer For My Wife As She Hikes The PCT

    Dear Heavenly Father, As my wife hikes the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), I pray that she endures throughout the day and night. Please let it be known unto her heart how much I love and appreciate her, and how thankful I am to have her. Anoint her with all the energy she needs to make … Continue reading A Prayer For My Wife As She Hikes The PCT