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Your du'ā will be answered

Two years ago, while I was in prison, I would make du’ā’ for a number of individuals by name, especially those who prayed for me, wrote to me, visited me, or supported my family. 271 more words


Make A Move On Someone's Prison Bitch

If it ain’t yours, leave it alone. Jealousy is a motherfucker no matter where you’re at.

Back in the mid 90’s there was this punk running around Walla Walla. 468 more words


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What does prison food taste like?

So today is Tuesday September 6th. And today is the day school starts again.

The end of Summer is upon us.

Yesterday, I put together a video showing just how individuals in prison prepare a meal from items purchased from the prison commissary. 243 more words

Joe In The Free World

*Last Chance* to Read My Prison Memoir Excerpt & WIN FREE PRIZES!

This weekend or early next week I’ll be sending out my very first monthly e-newsletter–which will include the opening 20-ish pages from my soon-to-be-published memoir… 161 more words


A typical night out

My brother invites me last-minute to an art exhibit. I say yes because my only plans for my Thursday night were to read more of my book and, I don’t know, eat an egg for dinner or something. 602 more words


Ditches and Pop Tarts: Life Inside a Female Prison Firefighting Camp

**This article originally appeared on Broadly on June 12, 2016

Fire is gender neutral.

You can, in fact, fight fire in the rain. I was told this by my captain when I first got to fire camp and I thought he was nuts. 2,305 more words