Tag: prison release

PRISON RELEASE

I’ve heard many guys over the years say that prison is not about rehabilitation, it’s all punishment. Now that I’m less than eight months to the gate, I’m not finding that at all. There are plenty of people willing to help, plenty of classes that teach life skills, […]

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HITTING THE STREETS

It’s been interesting lately as I prepare for my release in October. Several people who, years ago said that I could release to their place, live with them, expect their help, etc., are suddenly backing out or procrastinating. Now that it’s real. I don’t hate them for it; […]

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UNDER ONE YEAR

It is now officially less than a year until my release date. Less than a year, after over 18 years. Guys in here always talk about how the last stretch goes slowly, but I’m not finding that at all. It’s like time is warping, flying forward faster and […]

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INSTITUTIONALIZED?

After more than 18 years in prison, I’m at the one-year mark. My entire adult life has been behind bars, and when I get released next October, I’m going to be able to experience everything I’ve missed out on. And I’ve had discussions with people about how I’m […]

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