Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – April 1, 2014

I’m just getting so frustrated with my knee. This morning I got up, went to breakfast and my knee felt just fine, no pain or soreness at all, but as soon as I started running on the track today I could feel the soreness in my knee before I even made it halfway through my… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 31, 2014

Over the past week, my knee has started to feel a lot better. I’ve been exercising a little more each day, jogging while in place in my cell, doing jump jacks, squats, etc. Now I’m ready for the warm weather this week so I can get back out on the track and do some real… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 30, 2014

Now that I’m finished with my grandmothers drawing for her birthday, I’ve already started on a Mothers’ Day gift idea that I have. I’m not sure how this gift is going to turn out yet, it’s my first time doing something like this, that’s why I’m getting an early start, this way if it doesn’t… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 29, 2014

3/29/2014 I saw my daughter, Caitlin on the local news; she was with a group of her classmates, standing next to some type of generator that they’re studying, a replica of the one that powers the current Mars Rover. Caitlin studies engineering in school, which is probably why she was on the news with her… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 28, 2014

3/28/2014 I’ve been working on a drawing on a piece of cloth for my grandmother’s birthday for over a week now and it’s taking much longer to complete then I thought it would. Today I have to focus all of my attention on finishing it in order to get it in the mail by tomorrow… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 27, 2014

3/27/2014 Today, a man I talk to in here, that has been in prison for the last thirty years showed me the craziest thing earlier. He just got a letter in the mail that was sent to him 27 years ago, all the way back in 1987. I know this to be true because I… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 26, 2014

3/26/2014 I’m extremely upset right now. My video visit with Justin fell through because Jpay continues a service standard far below par. At 10am I sat down for my video session, unable to log on, then I noticed that the computer said that the time was only 9:30am, not allowing me to log on until… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 25, 2014

3/25/2014 Tomorrow I have a video visit with Justin Paperny. Justin isn’t just a good friend and role model, he’s also an advisor and a leader to the Santos foundation, along with Michael, together they run the Straight A Guide program. Justin is also my publisher for my very first book coming out this summer…. Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 24, 2014

3/24/2014 I started working on a painting on a cloth for my grandmothers’ 89th birthday next month. It’s turning out to be a bigger project then I thought. Each time I draw, I come up with another idea. My grandma is a big Christian, so of course the theme of my drawing is God. I… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 23, 2014

These past few days   I’ve been stuck, having a difficult time thinking clearly enough to document   anything in my blogg. I’m not down and depressed which is always an   improvement for me, things just feel a little stagnant right now, causing me   to draw a blank every time I sit down… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 22, 2014

3/22/2014 I sent another kite to the educational department recently to make sure that I am in fact still on the waiting list for the horticulture class this year. I just received a response to my kite that was a little disconcerting to read. This time the response was yes, I am on the waiting… Read More

Steven Dybvad – Personal Journal – March 21, 2014

Spring is finally here! I can’t wait for some consistently warm weather, to enjoy running on the outside track, working out under the sun, on the pull-up bar, etc. Almost every inmate loves to see the seasons change, it’s a sure sign that time is moving by, just one more winter closer to going home…. Read More


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