Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – December 15, 2012

Sunday, December 16, 2012 I had a good visit with both my mother and father this morning. I just can’t help but to continue feeling pain and sorrow for the victims and families in Connecticut. My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone.

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – December 15, 2012

Saturday, December 15, 2012 This just feels like another day to mourn and feel sad for all those poor children and adults that lost their lives yesterday. All of those parents in torment and pain for their children’s lives that just started. They only began to live, and now they’re gone. At least now they’re… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – December 14, 2012

Friday, December 14, 2012 I just tuned into the live news about another tragic and deadly school shooting. Right now they’re counting at least 27 deaths, most of them are children, and there could be much more. This is horrible! Seeing and hearing about stuff like this happening continually and more regularly just makes me… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – December 13, 2012

Thursday, December 13, 2012 It’s getting closer and closer to Christmas and missing my family, especially my children just doesn’t get any easier to deal with, although I have come to terms with and accept the consequences of my actions. I completely understand that I don’t deserve to be spending the holidays with my family… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – December 12, 2012

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 Today I’m going to take a risk and face my fears. I’m going to the Chow Hall for lunch. I’m concerned and very nervous about problems, or another conflict occurring but this is something I have to face and overcome in order to move forward. I’m sick and tired of surviving… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – December 11, 2012

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 Filling out cards and writing address after address is a much longer task than I ever would have thought. I know this sending out Christmas cards is supposed to be a selfless act but I can’t help feeling good about showing my gratitude and wishing everyone a Merry Christmas. This is… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – December 10, 2012

Monday, December 10, 2012 I had a close call at the store today. When I got back to my block after leaving the store, the guard stopped me in my tracks. He said that the commissary guard called him and said that the prisoner behind me in line at the store told him I stole… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – December 9, 2012

Sunday, December 9, 2012 Working on my textbook assignments allows me to focus my thinking in other directions and realign my goals in the proper way that helps me to stay on track, and reminds me why I get up every day and stay steadfast on the path to a better life for me and… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – December 8, 2012

Saturday, December 8, 2012 They changed our store days from every other Thursday to every other Monday. They did this so that we go to the store at the same time as the honor dorm. They’re turning my dorm into the so-called safe unit and going to the store with the honor dorm makes it… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – December 7, 2012

Friday, December 7, 2012 I think about my son and daughter all the time. I miss my family so much. The thing is that I didn’t appreciate all the blessings in my life when I was on the streets, strung out on powerful prescription drugs, among many other deadly substances. I dare to say that… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – December 6, 2012

Thursday, December 6, 2012 I finally got a thorough examination of all my teeth from the prison dentist. I was very disappointed yet not at all surprised to hear him say that I have extensive damage, multiple cavities, and the only thing that the prison will pay for his me to get them pulled. My… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – December 5, 2012

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Christmas is just around the corner. Usually I make cards for everyone from scratch. I draw pictures, color them, perhaps even think of a poem, and do my best to make them look like a Hallmark card, except I just call mine Dybvad cards with love. Well this year I think… Read More


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