Scary Day in Federal Prison

July 8, 2014 Scary Day in Federal Prison Too hot for groundhogs, but I had some unwanted excitement here at the camp. So, I live by myself in a pod where there are 4 rooms. I came back from lunch and my neighbor was being packed out to go somewhere. He did not know...

4th of July at FCI Petersburg

July 4, 2014 4th of July at FCI Petersburg It goes without saying...I'd rather be at the beach that at FCI Petersburg. I'm not, so I have to make the most out of what I have here. There was a three-point contest at 11 and a free throw contest at noon. I entered the...

Teaching From Federal Prison

July 4, 2014 Teaching From Federal Prison People, understandably so, get nervous about the job market when they get out of prison. I hear people ask each other what are they going to do. The advice I give them is to start their own business. That is a scary thing for...

Arguments in Federal Prison

June 29, 2014 Arguments in Federal Prison I see the silliest arguments in federal prison. More than once, I have seen people argue (almost to punches) over a TV channel. I saw two guys a week ago argue over the telephone about who was next. They argued for so long...

Happy Birthday to My Dad!

June 28, 2014 Happy Birthday to My Dad! I give a big shout out to my dad today as he passed away almost 3 years ago. Today would have been his 66th birthday. Happy birthday Dad! I'm down the home stretch now. I am 121 days in and have 79 days to go. I came in weighing...

Getting closer to the Halfway House

June 24, 2014 Getting closer to the Halfway House. When I get released (waiting for official date now. My target is mid-September) I will go to a halfway house for a couple weeks. At the halfway house, I will be able to leave every day and go to work and be able to go...

Healthcare in Federal Prison

June 21, 2014 Healthcare in Federal Prison Healthcare in prison is atrocious. Some helpful prison advice: Do not get sick or hurt. Doctors in prison are few and far between. For example there is one doctor at FCI Petersburg that covers the low, medium, and camp...

Day 112 in Federal Prison

June 19, 2014 Day 112 in Federal Prison I'm well over halfway through this tedious grind. I say tedious grind because that's what it is. Yes, my positive attitude as well as my routine have really helped me through. Every single day is like the next and the next and...

Writing again from Federal Prison

June 17, 2014 Writing again from Federal Prison. I am over 112 days in and still trucking along. As it stands now, I should have about 93 days left. I'm thrilled to be on the other side of halfway. I'd like to say the first 110 days went fast, but it did not. However...

Blogging from Federal Prison

May 30, 2014 So, I recently did an interview regarding my blog from FCI Petersburg. The reporter asked me questions like what inspired me to write it from federal prison and how was the transition to federal prison.  I'm going to share some of this with you because I...

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