Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – September 16, 2012

Sunday, September 16, 2012 I was supposed to get a visit from my parents today, but didn’t get a pass today.  I’m concerned and I hope that all is well.  I hate being stuck in a cell without any kind of information as to what happened or what’s going on with the outside.  It is… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – September 15, 2012

Saturday, September 15, 2012 I’m so frustrated right now.  My mail is constantly being dropped off to other inmate’s cells by the third shift guards.  This is absolutely ridiculous!  I’m filing a well thought out formal complaint.  Ever since the federal US mail service stopped the prison staff from inspecting our mail, having to lay… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – September 14, 2012

Friday, September 14, 2012 Just another day in my cell.  Absolutely nothing different from yesterday.  I just got another letter from my daughter, Caitlin.  I’m so thrilled to be communicating with her more often.  I look forward to building a stronger relationship with her, even though I have to start doing it from behind bars.

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – September 13, 2012

Thursday, September 13, 2012 I continue to get more letters from guys I met in the county jail that are now at home looking me up on the Internet.   It feels great to hear how much of an impact my work and preparations for prison was making on other men in jail. For all my… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – September 11, 2012

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 I’m not in as much pain as yesterday, but it’s still very noticeable and very sharp, making it difficult to move around or look down at my work.  Regardless, I’m powering through this temporary handicap, getting things accomplished. Today is an important day to remember the thousands of lives we tragically… Read More

Manuel Chavez/ Personal Journal Entry

September 10, 2012 Ladies and Gentlemen: Well the cat is out of the bag. Royal Dutch Shell is now drilling in the Arctic Ocean. They are as to my knowledge just drilling into the formation above the pay zone and then capping the wells they are drilling until later when they will have a platform… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – September 10, 2012

Monday, September 10, 2012 I’ve tried to get up and get started today, but I just can’t move.  I must have slept on my neck all wrong because I’m in serious pain and discomfort from my entire neck down my entire upper back.  This will likely conclude my writing for the duration of the day. … Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – September 2, 2012

Sunday, September 02, 2012 I’m at a major loss for words right now.  I don’t know what to do!  All I can do is wake in the morning, ask the Lord for his protection and guidance.  I pray for the strength to make it through another day.  The only thing I can say to my… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – September 1, 2012

Saturday, September 1, 2012 I’m having a very difficult time with myself right now.  I’m like a prisoner inside of a prison.  I’ve quit leaving my cell all together.  I haven’t been to the chow hall since lunch on Tuesday before the incident in the yard.  I don’t even try to get on the phone… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – August 31, 2012

Friday, August 31, 2012 I hate what I’ve done to my life, I hate what I’ve done to the lives of my children, family and my loved ones.  It’s one thing to have to endure this hell that I’ve unleashed upon myself, but the heart ache that I’m putting my poor sweet mother through and… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – August 30, 2012

Thursday, August 30, 2012 My amazing supporters, friend’s family, Peri and Gretchen are coming to visit me today.  I’m nervous and excited.  I haven’t seen either of them in such a long time.  I’m still so consumed by what happened to me on Tuesday that I’m very worried about spoiling the visit because my thinking… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – August 29, 2012

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 I’m really struggling today.  I can’t eat, I can’t sleep and I just can’t stop worrying about what could happen next.  If my writing stops, it only means one thing, I’ve gone to the Hole.  What bothers me even more is that someone else will have caused me to go to… Read More


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