If you could read my mind

TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS                          March 24, 2018. “IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND…” If you could read my mind right now, what would you see? Would you be surprised? Amazed? Disappointed or maybe find a new perspective on your life and all the blessings in it? This morning I woke to a dark, quiet and ... Read More

My religion

TEXAS DEATH ROW NEWS – MARCH 16, 2018. “This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophy. Our brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness” – Dalai Lama Everyone knows that life has its highs and lows, its mountains and valleys. Whether you’re in ... Read More

Singing through the storm

Texas Death Row News – March 10, 2018. “Singing through the storm has helped us sustain our sense of self, our sense of family, and our sense of community” – Dr Cornel West In 1998, I began this experience that has seen me arrested, convicted and sentenced to death for a crime that I am ... Read More

Juan Castillo

Texas Death Row News – Feb. 25, 2018. “HELPING A FRIEND – JUAN CASTILLO WHO HAS A NEW EXECUTION DATE FOR MAY 16, 2018” I’ve known Juan Castillo since he was sent to Texas death row in 2005. We’ve always got along well and I consider him a good friend. When I returned from Dallas ... Read More

Death Row News – September 11, 2017

DEATH ROW NEWS                                                                                            SEPTEMBER 11, 2017. “POST HURRICANE HARVEY EFFECTS ON TEXAS DEATH ROW” It has been two weeks since Hurricane Harvey came through south east Texas causing death and destruction across the area. It came through the Houston TX metro area unleashing over 50 inches (4ft!) of rain in two days causing the worst ... Read More

Death Row News – August 28, 2017

DEATH ROW NEWS – AUGUST 28, 2017. « HURRICANE HARVEY AFFECTS POLUNSKY UNIT TEXAS DEATH ROW » I have been on Texas death row since 1999 and in my 18+ years of being confined at this infamous prison I have lived through hurricane Katrina and hurricane Ike, which were harrowing experiences no doubt. Because of this when ... Read More

Texas Death Row News 8.11.17

November 16, 2017 Execution Date set for Texas Death Row Prisoner Larry Swearingen Texas Death Row prisoner Larry Swearingen has been given an execution date for November 16, 2017 by the State of Texas. Swearingen, who is 46 years old, has been on Texas death row since July 2000, and we’ve been friends since 2002. ... Read More

Texas Death Row prisoner Robert Pruett has been given an execution date for October 12, 2017

June 26, 2017 This morning I found myself listening to the noontime news broadcast from the Texas State Network News when I heard the report that Rupert Pruett has been given another execution date for October 12, 2017. Once again a friend of mine has been given an execution date and moved to death watch ... Read More

Texas Death Row prisoner William Rayford has been given an execution date for January, 30 2018

This past Friday night I was listening to the Prison Show radio program when I heard the news that William Rayford has been given an execution date for January 30, 2018. I heard someone talking about this a few days ago and until now it was only rumor and not confirmed news. Now I know ... Read More

Texas Death Row News

June 12, 2017 Texas Death Row prisoner Clinton Lee Young has been given an execution date for October 26, 2017. Last Thursday, June 8, I was in my cell listening to the Texas State Network News noon report when I heard the news that Clinton Lee Young had been given an execution date for October ... Read More