Tag Archives: long distance relationships

Sean’s Hernia

Sean’s hospital bracelet Two years ago in late December Sean told me he got a hernia. I had to Google it immediately to figure out how serious it was and what should or could happen. If this were to happen … Continue reading

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Merry little Miracle

Christmas day was spent visiting Sean. As I made my way to the prison in the early morning, I saw the sun rising below some breath takingly amazing looking clouds- grey and white with purpleish blue showing through the cracks. … Continue reading

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This Christmas

  With the many commercials and ads running, countless sales at stores, Black Friday turning into a week of crazy madness; everyone already knows: Christmas is coming soon. This year I am actually excited about Christmas. It has been quite … Continue reading

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Highway 99

(written 9/16) I have been gearing up to head down to visit Sean this weekend. It is always stressful to get ready for visit, and I’m not exactly sure why. Even when I’m doing really good, the minute I start … Continue reading

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Now

“And now these remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.” 1 Cor: 4 Reading the hand written words on the letters he writes and typing them is an interesting process. I feel I’ve been tasked … Continue reading

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August Visit

When you only get to spend a fraction of your time with your loved one, you tend to place more meaning in every subtle little thing that happens. Every action, every moment is something valuable in itself. The time I … Continue reading

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Communication is The Key

  One of the hardest things to do in prison is maintain a connection with friends, family, and loved ones. Nothing about prison makes maintaining these relationships easy. In fact, it seems that most prison policies and rules actually discourage … Continue reading

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Calipatria Visit

-January 2013- We had arrived at the airport in San Diego around 10 pm, picked up a rental car, and driven approximately 2 hours into the desert which was near Mexico. It was too dark for me to see much … Continue reading

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First Night in Prison

“What was my first night in prison like… I guess it was kind of a relief to get off the bus because the trip down was so horrible. I didn’t go straight from Tracy Reception Center to Calipatria, I had … Continue reading

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