Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – May 16, 2012

May 16, 2012 After seeing my lawyer before court, accepting the new plea agreement in court and talking to my mom about these following years I have to spend in prison, I was so mentally, emotionally and physically drained that I slept the rest of the day away. It still setting in. I agreed to… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – May 15, 2012

May 15, 2012 I’m up, anxious, worried, scared and praying. I go to court this afternoon. I hope to God that there’s a new deal on the table, because if there isn’t a new deal, I’m going to have to take the one that has been offered to me already, 4 to 7 years. Even… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal Entry – May 14, 2012

May 14, 2012 I am up early as usual but I just can’t seem to focus on any of my normal, daily tasks, like reading passages from the Bible, “Purpose Driven Life” by Joe Olsten’s book that I thoroughly enjoy. My mind is racing, anxiety is at its highest level, the only thing I can still… Read More

Phillip Jamison/ Personal Journal Entry

June 11, 2012 Although this has been another successful 2 weeks through imprisonment.  Things here at R.D.A.P. are becoming more stressful.  Due to my struggles with “humility”, I’m being challenged on a daily bases by my drug treatment specialist.  He wants to see what makes me tick…  My fellow group members have been pointing out… Read More

Manuel Chavez/ Personal Journal Entry

June 11, 2012 “The natural gas industry tries to ease Fracking Worry” Dear Ladies and Gentlemen: The US Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 8.8 million tons of methane gas escaped from producing unconventional natural gas is 2010. The American Petroleum Institute and America’s Natural Gas Alliance estimates are half of that figure 4.4 million tons… Read More

Steffeny Frazier/ Personal Journal Entry: The Supreme Court “Depierre” Decision

June 4, 2012 I wanted to allow you to know that any individuals who have a cocaine base or crack cocaine charge. the Supreme Court construed that statute on June 9, 2011. Therefore individuals have until June 8, to beat the one year deadline of the Supreme Court recognizing and interpreting the statute of section… Read More

John Broman/ Personal Journal Entry

Thurs. 5/31 11:30 AM I just got done listening to “African Herbman” by Bob Marley. It was something that took me right back to when I graduated High School. I was already living in my own apt. at that time with my best friend and his girlfriend (who was also one of my good friends.)… Read More

James Hunt/ Personal Journal Entry: Updates From The Camp

5-22-12 Its been a little over a week and I’m now pretty much adjusted to being at the camp. I’ve been able to see all that goes on and come up with a plan to navigate the pitfalls and temptations. I’ve taken an assessment test, in order to take the college courses they offer. I’ve… Read More

Salvador Castenada/ Personal Journal Entry: Symposium

5/31/12 This evening I attended the symposium class I have scheduled for Thursdays.  The class is usually presented by a different class attendee every week.  We begin with current affairs, news highlights, and breaking news reports of events around the world.  Today’s current events touched on topics such as the massacres in Syria and the… Read More

Larry Parks/ Personal Journal Entry: “I Thought It Was Over”

May 31, 2012 How I felt in the mist of my storm.  I pray that anyone who reads it can find comfort and peace in the words as I have. “I Thought It Was Over” written by: The Holy Spirit Received by: L.D. Parks Jr.  I stand here in a room full of people and… Read More

Salvador Castenada/ Personal Journal Entry: Values

May 30, 2012 Self-Discipline:  I will start everyday before 3:00 A.M. I will set clearly defined specific goals.  I will work in measurable ways toward my goals and log my progress in a daily accountability log. Family and Support Network:  I will reach out to my family and supporters everyday.  Family and supporters will be… Read More

John Broman/ Personal Journal Entry

12:30 5/25 I got to do 3 and a half hours of yoga/meditation…then getting to read after that today. It was EVERYTHING that i dreamed it could be and more! Now, I’ve done it before. But now that I’ve got a celly that is gone all day at work, i don’t have someone coming in… Read More


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