Phillip Jamison/ Personal Journal Entry

June 24, 2012 This was another successful and productive week through federal prison.  However, I have to say, it was rather stressful, for the fact that I’ve been self-disclosing a lot of information about my past, as far back as I can remember.  I’m really trying to dig deep into my childhood and teenage years… Read More

Maurice Finley/ Personal Journal Entry: Cover Letter

June 25 ,2012 To:     Friends & Family, I’m currently working with a friend named Justin Paperny who maintains a personal profile on my behalf at This website is the property of a re-entry based foundation called The Michael G. Santos foundation, which I am also currently working close with and strongly support. I discussed… Read More

Thomas Ross/ Personal Journal Entry: In Honor of My Father, Cecil Ross

June 25, 2012 In Honor of my wonderful father, Cecil Ross. Cecil Ross was a WONDERFUL father! He taught me how to mature from a boy to a teenager to a man. He was always there for me whether good or bad, my Daddy never let me down! My father showed me so much in… Read More

Shawn Piper/ Personal Journal Entry

June 25, 2012 Blog: I spoke of positioning myself for the co-facilitor of substance abuse position when the position became available. There seems to be some discrepancy or conflicting of schedule between the times I would be needed to facilitate the classes and the time I would be required to attend my T.O.A.D. program so… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – June 10, 2012

June 10, 2012 All the phone numbers that I entered into this new system are still pending approval. I’m sure I’ll be able to call home within the next day or two. I still long to hear the comforting voice of someone close to me. I also look forward to another motivating conversation with my… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – June 9, 2012

June 9, 2012 I thought to myself that maybe I was just seeing things yesterday when I walked by an inmate that looked like my son Taylor’s mother’s friend. Believe it or not, I’m not hallucinating. He said hello to me on our way to pill call. It’s a small world after all. I’m not… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – June 8, 2012

June 8, 2012 Yes! I finally got moved to an area of CRC where I can do more than just sit in my cell, like use the phone, buy commissary items, watch television, use the ice machine, etc..   Just being able to use a pen like the one I am using to write this,  is… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – June 7, 2012

June 7, 2012 Today lots of the people that I came in with were moved to their temporary housing units. They cleared out almost the entire area to make room for the new guys. Only a select few of us are still here in our unit. My cell mate and I are still here. I don’t see this… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – June 6, 2012

June 6, 2012 Today they moved all of the men that came in the day before us. This is moving along quicker than I anticipated. Hopefully by tomorrow I’ll be in an area where I can call my family, have a little recreation and enjoy the nice weather, so that the days will seem faster… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – June 5, 2012

June 5, 2012 Last night we were sent over for physical, this time we had to get naked in front of everyone, including the female nurses. All jokes aside, you could tell how much they like their jobs, with their wandering eyes. I’d be a liar if I didn’t say I found it somewhat amusing,… Read More

John Broman/ Personal Journal Entry

6/21 9:30 pm Damn what a day. you wake up and think it’s going to be a good one.Then you go to the chow hall and find out that EVERYTHING is flipped all around. Then the rest of your day is spent trying to fix/find out the fuck up that went down. I tried my… Read More

John Broman/ Personal Journal Entry

6/20 3:40PM Man…had a moment of weakness and called my ex today. i was doing really good to. I haven’t called for the month of June. And i told myself that i wasn’t going to call again for awhile (if at all again.) But i went into the sweatlodge today. Which is always the most… Read More

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