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”

Journal 8.21.17

Monday – Today I was blessed with a visit from Glenna, my long time friend and spiritual advisor, who comes to visit me every month. There have been times in my life when the only person who would come to visit me, thereby getting me out of this awful cell, has been Glenna. I have … Continue reading “Journal 8.21.17”

Journal 8.19.17

Saturday – Today I was in my cell doing the usual writing and listening to radio when I was informed by the guard that I had a visit! This was a surprise because I had not gotten any letters or jpay (email) telling me someone was visiting, so I did not know who it would … Continue reading “Journal 8.19.17”

Journal 8.18.17

Friday – Sometimes it’s hard to believe how fast the days and weeks go by. This daily routine we have on TX DR, or in prisons in genera,l rarely changes and when we do the same thing over and over we stop paying attention and the days and weeks blur together and when we look … Continue reading “Journal 8.18.17”

Journal 8.12.17

Saturday – It’s mid morning as I take time to write today. It’s heating up in this part of Texas with the high temps around 97F today. I am grateful that the vent system works well in my cell, but I am ready to go back to Dallas County where the building is air-conditioned. That … Continue reading “Journal 8.12.17”

Journal 8.11.17

Friday – Another week has flown by and it’s the beginning of the weekend for me. This week has brought us the start of preseason American football. I think back to my earliest years when I was 5-6 years old in Midland TX and we had three channels on the TV. They were the ABC, … Continue reading “Journal 8.11.17”

Journal 8.8.17

Tuesday – This morning I was pleasantly surprised with a visit with the Rev. He has been ill and I’ve not seen him in over a month and I have been thinking of him a lot. Well he surprised me at 8 am this morning. He was doing okay – and we have a great … Continue reading “Journal 8.8.17”

Journal 8.4.17

Friday – I look up and another week has zoomed by. Each day brings me closer to my trip back to Dallas. I am super ready for that. My focus has been on preparing myself for the opportunity the trip back for the evidentiary hearing brings. I have my weekend planned out – lots of … Continue reading “Journal 8.4.17”

Journal 8.1.17

Tuesday – I visited with Glenna yesterday and had a great time with her. I always have a good visit with her and come away feeling so much better after my time with her. I saw someone in the visit room who told me about Big Tai’s last days. He had difficulties with his last … Continue reading “Journal 8.1.17”

Journal 7.31.17

Monday – Back into working at getting as much done as I can each and every day. I am super aware of what is to come in the very near future so I’ve got to get as much done as I can today. here lately I choose to refuse recreation and keep my focus and … Continue reading “Journal 7.31.17”