Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – June 13, 2012

June 13, 2012 Well, another day has passed that the state can’t take away. Today I received two letters from two different guys that I met in the County jail. Both of these men sent me word on how my diligent work, writing, reading and living above the standards of an average incarcerated man has… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – June 12, 2012

June 12, 2012 I just got back from having my blood drawn at building three, med day. I must say, I had a very difficult time biting my lip and refraining from saying some colorful choice words to this very rude, very mean woman. This woman was so mean that I don’t think she even… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – June 11, 2012

June 11, 2012 Breakfast is been very eventful as soon as the guards unlocked our cells two men started fighting. Although I couldn’t see the fight take place, I knew it was happening. There are around 200 men in this one unit pod, with two separate hallways full of cells adjoining in the shape of… Read More

Charles Day/ Personal Journal Entry

July 20, 2012 Wow, been a while right? To all that read this portion of profiles on the straight-a-guide, it has been an interesting last few months. I have now completed the workbook on the straight-a-guide, and will continue to work with the program. I also have been achieving the goals spoken of months ago,… Read More

John Broman/ Personal Journal Entry

7/12 12:40 man….bumming like crazy today. got up and did my usual thing. then came out and tried to call my ex, no answer. then went to call my co-defendent (another ex) no answer. then tried to call my friend, yep you guessed it, no answer. and it’s just really thrown off my day. I… Read More

Manuel Chavez/ Personal Journal Entry

Dear Justin: As you know, I glean the magazines and newspapers daily for any news about the oil/gas industry, or any other news that may help me promote my invention. USA TODAY has a full page ad by Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks Coffee Co. In it he encourages the public to become united in… Read More

Kalani Lautele/ Personal Journal Entry

July 9, 2012 Since my last blog, a lot has happened at this institution.  A few weeks ago our TV’s, microwaves, and weekend visits were taken from us because the warden found contraband items on the compound.  Having these privileges taken, a lot of guys were lost, stressed, and said they were bored out of… Read More

Corey Nelson/ Emerging Successfully From Prison

July 6, 2012 Emerging successfully would mean possessing the skills that would make me employable. Successful reintegration would require a support team and a relapse prevention plan.  Family support would be nice, if possible. Living skills, recreational (healthy) skills, along with communication, work and social skills are just a few of the tools that I… Read More

Craig Payton/ New 100 Day Blog Challenge

July 1 2012 end of 9th month of incarceration I finished the term of my 2nd 100 day challenge on June 25th.  Unfortunately I have had to abandon training for a couple of my physical challenges for more than a month.  Without much training for the last 6-8 weeks I pulled 8 pullups out of… Read More

Stephen Kraut/ Emerging Successfully From Prison

July 1, 2012 Paying my debt here and walking out and all my family still be healthy and in tact to be able to share the rest of my life and there’s with out confinment. To be able to help my sons get there dreams started in there own business and share the rest of… Read More

Charles Lucious/ Emerging Successfully From Prison

June 27, 2012 Emerging successfully means having a clear plan that will help guide me to better decisions. I tend to get side tracked when I feel a lot of pressure and then I take shortcuts to take care of my responsibilities. Charles Lucious

Zachary Gloudemans/ Emerging Successfully From Prison

June 25, 2012 I would define emerging from prison successfully as; reaping the great benefits put forth from my incredible support system, displaying true remorse for the damage i imposed on the people who depended on my freedom and working to rebuild the life i had had for many years and returning to work and… Read More


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