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15th Day, Letter

February 15th, 2013

I’ve gotten to talk to you guys TWICE! It does make the day better but also brings it all home that I’m still not there. 1,222 more words

Month One

The 14th...Valentine's Day & the Phone

We have a new roommate. One of the previous roommates knows her. She’s young, in trouble for aiding and abetting and 2 other things. I guess she let some guys tie someone up in her house and beat him for days before she finally took him to the hospital. 1,516 more words


Letter Home - Day 13

James, NEW PAPER! With your mom’s money order I had $13.99 on my account. They subtracted the lock or maybe the postage for my clothes. I got envelopes (10) and I’m almost out again, 2 pop tokens, (so I can trade them for envelopes since they are cheaper) and 130 minutes of phone time. 298 more words

Women's Prison

“Christmas at Harrington’s" by Melody Carlson

“Christmas at Harrington’s” by Melody Carlson was a different kind of story than I normally read.  The story is about a woman, Helena (Lena) Markham, who has just been paroled from prison.  250 more words

Book Review

Day 8

I slept…I slept and fended off a horrible headache. My roomates kept telling me to put in a non-emergency request. Whatever that is but i just drank water and stayed in bed. 87 more words

Month One

Torture at the Chiang Mai Women’s Prison

With a Masters in (criminal justice) Psychology, a Graduate Diploma in Criminology, and a CV that includes stints in more than one correctional facility, it’s to be expected that I have an interest in issues of crime and justice. 891 more words


Light SHINES in the Darkness

Who is this man Jesus? This is the question we have been asking over the past couple weeks in my group in women’s prison. We started last night to read John together. 481 more words