TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS 29th June 2019

“Being deeply loved by someone give you strength, while loving someone gives you courage.” -—Lao Tzu. On January 11, 2016, while sitting in my cell on Texas death row, I received a letter from my old appeal attorney informing me that the state of Texas had prevailed in having an execution date set for my … Continue reading “TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS 29th June 2019”

Journal – February 21st 2019

Thursday February 14th 2019. Once again I have found my pen and write. My cell is on the second floor, what we call “two-row” and I am directly over the day room. This building is constructed of solid cement. The walls, floor, ceiling. And sound bounces, carries echoes off the walls. Most of the time … Continue reading “Journal – February 21st 2019”

Journal – February 1st, 2019

It seems that for the past few months I have done more thinking and reflecting than trying to write about the experiences that life sends my way. Sometimes when it seems like it’s non-stop I will sit still and listen, look and pay attention. Because the universe will send me hints and signs as to … Continue reading “Journal – February 1st, 2019”

Journal 8.29.17

Tuesday – Still no movement so I “showered” in my cell and am keeping glued to different news broadcasts on the radio. Today’s forecast is 4-6 inches of rain in Livingston. I think if we make it through today with no flood negative events we might be out of the woods. I can see the … Continue reading “Journal 8.29.17”

Journal 8.28.17

Monday – This morning I woke up to a “no movement” status on DR because only half the usual number of guards came to work. They do not have enough guards to run the building on the normal schedule – recs, showers, etc. I am in a corner in this building so all I see … Continue reading “Journal 8.28.17”

Journal 8.27.17

Sunday – I woke up this morning and when I turned up my radio that was on NPR they were broadcasting CBS TV news. They reported that 24 inches of water/rain has fallen on Houston. A few hours later the CBS TV news building had to be evacuated because it was flooding. The rain, the … Continue reading “Journal 8.27.17”

Journal 8.26.17

Saturday – This morning I went to shower and came back to my cell and used pieces of Dial soap that I had soaked and softened with water to plug up my leaky window in my cell. I am getting ready for the rain. Hurricane Harvey hit as a category IV storm with winds at … Continue reading “Journal 8.26.17”

Journal 8.25.17

Friday – I woke up this morning and did my laundry so it would dry by the time the rain begins. The storm is now a hurricane, Harvey, and is expected to hit Corpus Christi, TX as a category III hurricane with winds at 120 mph, rain, even tornadoes. I have been listening to the … Continue reading “Journal 8.25.17”

Journal 8.24.17

Thursday – I can’t help but think about the pending storm and now it has affected me personally. I hoped to visit my friend Abby today, but when I heard that the rain and flooding could begin as early as today I knew Abby would not travel from Austin and visit. She is now one … Continue reading “Journal 8.24.17”

Journal 8.23.17

Wednesday – Today I heard a weather forecast that a tropical storm named Harvey is forming in the Gulf of Mexico and they say it can reach land by Friday. This storm has the ability to become a hurricane. I am confined about 100 miles away from the Gulf of Mexico coast line and I … Continue reading “Journal 8.23.17”