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Personal responsibility — the final frontier

With two weeks to go until Labour Day, 2014 has already been an ominous year. Rob Ford went to rehab. Alison Redford (who would have loved the Concorde) went native. 892 more words


Do these handcuffs make my butt look fat?

The dog days of August. For felon fashionistas, it’s prime time to roll out the late summer line.

“Nice jeans.” The catcher of that compliment evidently missed the cynical curve in Stamper’s pitch. 1,017 more words


OITNB: Little Mustachioed Shit

Karma is a bitch and it usually comes back to bite you in the ass just as hard or even harder than expected. In “Little Mustachioed Shit,” Piper (Taylor Schilling) discovered out the hard way what it feels like to be betrayed by someone she considered her best friend. 802 more words

Pop Culture

Scorched earth

My mate has taken up gardening. In an abandoned five-gallon plastic paint bucket. Off the back porch of her 60-year-old walk-up in Quebec’s weathered Eastern Townships. 837 more words


Housing move & maximum security

Recently I was placed on a housing move. My cell mate & I were moved to a different housing unit after a gang related stabbing took place in a different unit. 423 more words


Mental and emotional support on the inside and out

Today as I think about what I want in & from this blog is to offer a place where people can turn to for advice or a place to channel their feelings. 287 more words