Category Archives: life in prison

A 15-Minute Phone Call

From October 30th to November 17th, 2017 we had no phone calls due to a prison-wide state-ordered search of Corcoran State Prison. The entire prison was put on lockdown for 18 days in order for this surprise search to be … Continue reading

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Family Visit 2: Chocolate Chip Cookies!

At Corcoran State Prison those participating in Family Visits must order all of their food for the visit from a package company called Walkenhorsts. This is a pretty limited catalog that includes very basic pre-packaged processed foods at a high … Continue reading

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For the Record, Prison Sucks

There is nothing even remotely good about prison. It is an awful place; worse than your imagination, worse than on TV and movies. It is not a place anyone should ever be or want to be. It’s not special or … Continue reading

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Our First Family Visit: Live Like You Were Dying

Sean and I finally had our first Family Visit. It was what we have been hoping for and talking about for over 4 years. When we first got together in 2013 Family Visit wasn’t even a possibility for those with … Continue reading

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Letters from New Folsom Prison: 21 days of ASU

  Sean spent 21 days at New Folsom Prison where he was kept for court. The following are excerpts from his letters. January 10 2017 “I just never thought I would miss Corcoran. New Folsom doesn’t have a “good yard” … Continue reading

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Felony Murder Rule

“Not enough people take a stand against Felony Murder Regulations. Other counties have far better justice systems. The US has lead our citizens to believe we are the greatest when in reality we are only the greatest at getting away … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

I saw this online fromĀ ICAN (Incarcerated Children’s Advocacy Network) today and it struck me… “Tonight, take a moment to remember all of the innocent men and women who are in prison for crimes they did not commit. For them, there … Continue reading

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