Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – July 22, 2012

Sunday, July 22, 2012   I’ve been trying to keep myself as busy as I can in here. I hope I get some assignments and some materials from Justin soon. There’s only so much that I can do with my own imagination in a day. Not just that I want to stay occupied, but I… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – July 21, 2012

Saturday, July 21, 2012   Anything and everything that is made of metal here is rusting. The bunk bed I sleep on is rusting everywhere. Almost everything I have that was once clean and white is now riddled with nasty brown rust spots. My shirts, sheets, blankets and socks are now ugly. It’s very annoying…. Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – July 20, 2012

Friday,  July 20, 2012   These last few days have been a scorcher. Being outside jogging the track is actually more comfortable than the inside of my cell.   It’s very easy to get frustrated from trying to get on the phone here. I think you have to pay the porter who makes the phone… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – July 19, 2012

Thursday, July 19, 2012   Mail runs funny here. I got my first letter last night from my mom. Third shift passes out mail after midnight, so I didn’t read it until this morning. Mail wakes me up every night when they slide it to the top crack of our door and it drops to… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – July 18, 2012

Wednesday, July 18, 2012   I feel a huge sense of relief. I think I’ve silenced the barking dog that’s afraid to bite. I haven’t heard another word from the guy who tried to hustle me for money and failed. I found a safe way to keep from being used without having to resort to… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – July 17, 2012

Tuesday, July 17, 2012   I finally got a hold of both my mother and father yesterday it felt great to be able to tell my mother that I’m all right. Talking to my father brings me strength. He always has a way of putting things into perspective.  I reminded them of how much I… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – July 16, 2012

July 16, 2012   It’s another hot day. At least here we can have a small personal fan. I don’t have one yet because we have to wait on getting title. All expensive electrical items have to be titled in order to cut down on theft.   I just got back from appointment with mental… Read More

Colin Walsh/ Personal Journal Entry: 4 Years

Four years ago at this very moment, I was sitting in a 7×10 jail cell all alone in the county jail. It had only been weeks since the incident that landed me there in jail. All alone in the jail cell, I realized there was no one to blame but myself. This is the moment… Read More

Colin Walsh/ Personal Journal Entry: 440th Day in Prison

As I check my daily log, I realize that this is my 440th day in prison. I realize now, that this time away from friends and family, has been the longest time I have ever been this far from home. Looking back, I realize that this alone is a great accomplishment. Not only did I… Read More

Charles Day/ Personal Journal Entry

July 31, 2012 So yesterday the program that I am a part of went out to speak at a youth day program in Bakersfield. A couple of weeks ago, the group held a meeting in which the previous chairman and vice-chairman gave up their seats, as they are preparing to leave. In response, we voted… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – July 15, 2012

Sunday, July 16, 2012 Today I’m finishing up a letter for my son Taylor, so that I can send him this dragon that I finished drawing for him.  I’m also writing a letter to my Mother to try and set her mind at ease.  Getting on the phone here is close to impossible.  There is… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – July 14, 2012

Saturday, July 14, 2012 I’ve already been offered heroin, marijuana, tobacco and a simple open offer for anything I want or need.   This makes me sick.  I don’t even want to be around this.  Its everywhere and I have to make myself stronger.  I’m not tempted by these offers, I just want to be stronger… Read More


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