As I begin to prepare to go home in a little more than 80 days, I start to ask myself what I should expect once I’m free.
Going through the postal system is a long and tedious process, but the courts don’t care about the reason if they receive your brief late.
Now that spring has come, some of the guys here have had the opportunity to claim a 4-by-10-foot garden plot. There are only 150 spaces available for 2,300 guys and the waitlist spans about two years. We can plant anything but potatoes, melons, sunflowers, and hot peppers. While most materials are brought in from different […]
What is the old normal in prison?
As I sat down waiting for the jury to return the verdict in the Chauvin case, I was apprehensive because I felt that this was going to be one more occasion in which we would be told that the video evidence was not conclusive in the determination of Floyd’s death.
We are coming up on the one year anniversary of COVID-19, and I’m not sure we have learned anything from this pandemic. In prison, all it has really done is send us into a deeper lockdown in prison.
Everything offered to prisoners is at least 10 to 20 years old. Most things are on the internet, sure, but that’s not available to us.
Many people ask how this pandemic changed the lifestyle inside the walls. Nothing is the same and it will never be again. We’re at the mercy of the ones who will bring COVID-19 into this facility.