HELLO AND WELCOME: I hope you are well. First let me say that we have come up with a name for the program—PRISONER EXPRESS—a program made of many projects including the newsletter. This is the second mass mailing we’ve done for all the inmates who are taking part in our ongoing programs. The newsletter gives me a chance to share a bit about each of our projects. Sending a newsletter seems the best way to communicate. Some of you have been receiving books or sending in essays and poems for awhile, while others of you are hearing about this program for the first time. Many of you have made requests to Books Thru Bars in Ithaca, New York, and those letters have been passed on to us. However you got here, we welcome you.