Timothy Lee/ Class 3: Accountability

97. Describe your thoughts on whether accountability logs would help, hinder, or provide indifferent to your opportunities for success upon release. Yes, accountability logs would help me see my actions and they would not change things for success of my release. 98. In what ways will probation officers respond to efforts you’ve made at documenting… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – September 12, 2012

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Having not left my cell at all for the last couple weeks certainly makes the days all mesh together.  I can only hope and pray that my inmate record continues to go untarnished for at least a full twelve months so I can transfer onto a better prison. I’ve been trying… Read More

Chris Bingley/ Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison?: Discipline, honesty, diligence 65. How does a person ever become his values?: By sticking to their values, and never faltering from their values under any circumstances. 66. How does a person strengthen his integrity?: By continuously doing what is right while no… Read More

John Broman/ Personal Journal Entry

9/06/12 4:30pm I was sitting outside today, out in the outfield of the softball field. Looking out at the mountains, and listening to my mp3 player. Listening to songs that i listened to all the time in high school. Songs that i listened to out on the street when i was on drug runs, or… Read More

Brian Buehrle/ Class 3: Accountability

97. Describe your thoughts on whether accountability logs would help, hinder, or provide indifferent to your opportunities for success upon release. I believe accountability logs will help my opportunities for success upon release.  They can help me document what progress I make as I am preparing for release.  After, it will help me show others… Read More

Craig Payton/ Class 6: Communication Skills

151. Describe situations you can recall when inadequate communication skills led to decreased opportunities in your life. I have not had the same experience as Michael with regard to language.  Expressing myself with the written word has been a strong suit.  Starting in 1997 a large part of my career as a trader in nutritional… Read More

Oliver Johnson/ Class 3: Accountability

97. Describe your thoughts on whether accountability logs would help, hinder, or provide indifferent to your opportunities for success upon release. They will definitely help, but first allow me to tap into your imagination for this one. Start.  Imagine one, like many prisoners, owns a high mileage “car” (ourselves), which maintaining in excellent condition is… Read More

Patrick Aubin/ Class 3: Accountability

97. Describe your thoughts on whether accountability logs would help, hinder, or provide indifferent to your opportunities for success upon release. There is no doubt about accountability logs would ever hinder an individual preparing himself to open many doors for success upon release. Although I haven’t applied accountability logs, but on the contrary, I have… Read More

John Broman/ Class 7: Support Networks

174. In what ways do you perceive relationships with people you knew prior to confinement to evolve over the course of your imprisonment? They slowly dissolve, if not get severed as soon as you receive all the time. Friends and families grow up and have their own families while you sit in prison waiting to… Read More

Colin Walsh/ Class 5: Self-Improvement Training

126. When you assess your environment, what opportunities for self-improvement can you create or seize? When I initially assessed my current environment, I searched high and low for every and any opportunity that could exist. I quickly discovered that the prison itself has little useful to offer, and that many of the opportunities exists within… Read More

Hal Coates/ Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison?: if a person have a plan upon release a positive plan they will have success. knowledge is power . we as people suffer from a lack of knowledge. 65. How does a person ever become his values?: a person becomes his values… Read More

Quintin Brazier/ Class 4: Life-Management Skills

105. How would you define your life management skills? They are constantly improving because I am always working to improve. I know these skills are essential to be successful. Reading, writing, speaking. They all help me improve. 106. What types of decisions influence how you will emerge from prison? ……ten times easier, due to you… Read More


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