Journal entries – June 25-July 5, 2020

June 25, 2020 (“So into you” by Fabulous) “If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory” William Hazlitt This morning I had an attorney phone call. I suppose I am expected to feel relief and be grateful. And I think I do when I think of the relief my … Continue reading “Journal entries – June 25-July 5, 2020”


TEXAS DEATH ROW MEMORIES   June 27, 2020 “To truly understand the « good old days » you need to have lived them, if only for an afternoon.” Will Brantley This morning I began my day with the usual here in this 60 foot square cage that I have lived the last 22 years in, confined in solitary … Continue reading “TEXAS DEATH ROW MEMORIES   June 27, 2020”


TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS – JUNE 1st 2020. “Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.” –Proverbs 16:24 Recently I read about an orca named Talequah who gave birth last summer. Talequah’s pod of killer whales was endangered and her newborn was their hope for the future. But the … Continue reading “TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS – JUNE 1st 2020”

Journal – June 8, 2020 @ 3PM

June 8, 2020 @ 3PM So have you ever had a day start where you thought it would be a good productive one then in the middle of it, have it go haywire and you have no idea when the chaos might end? We have been confined to our cells since June 6, 2020, when … Continue reading “Journal – June 8, 2020 @ 3PM”

Journal May (continued)

May 13th 2020 Song: “Silver blue and gold” by Bad Company “The day you plant the seed is not the day you eat the fruit” _ Jennifer Garner Time flies for me and that feels good to me. When I can focus on this morning, this hour, this moment in time, then I excel. … Continue reading “Journal May (continued)”

Journal 10th May 2020

song: “Grandma’s hands” by Bill Withers “God could not be everywhere and so he made mothers”_ Jewish proverb. Today is mothers day in the USA and I find myself thinking about my mother and my grandmother as well. Nobody will ever love you like your mother will love you. I remember my mother telling … Continue reading “Journal 10th May 2020”

Journal 9th May 2020

songs: “Cisco kid” and “Lowrider” by WAR “When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in”_ Kirstin Armstrong A lot has happened and all of a sudden! Thursday these yahoos lifted the medical lockdown because the two positive Covid-19 tests turned out to … Continue reading “Journal 9th May 2020”

Journal _ 8th May 2020

Song: “Drift away” by Dobie Gray “Nothing is impossible. The world itself says I’m possible”_ Audrey Hepburn I think back to a thought I shared with someone in a letter when this entire Covid-19 situation began and it was “I’m built for surviving the end of the world”, and you something? I am. I … Continue reading “Journal _ 8th May 2020”

Journal entries – Feb. 7 – March 18th

Friday 7th February 2020 @ 3 pm Song: “Feeling all right” by Joe Cocker “One man cannot change the world, but one man can communicate the message that can change the  world”. Anon Yesterday, Abel Ochoa was executed. Most of the guys around me were listening to the Execution Watch Show when it was … Continue reading “Journal entries – Feb. 7 – March 18th”

TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS – Sunday 26th April 2020

TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS – Sunday 26th April 2020 Loving kindness (Metta meditation) Find a comfortable quiet place to sit with your hands on your thighs or your lap. Close your eyes and take three deep breaths, in and out, in and out. Take a long breath in. And out.  And in again. And out. … Continue reading “TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS – Sunday 26th April 2020”