Alas my tv is dying. The signals are coming black and white. The sound is drowned out by white noise. Old Bettsie was with me five years, but now she is singing her swan song. Farewell old friend. You’ve kept me company long enough.

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I wish for so much more than my present situation. I wish for a future with bright days. I wish for old memories to be future plans. I wish for those long nights of conversations of dreams to come true. I wish for your hand in mine as we walk the beach. I wish for…

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12/1/13 The start of another month. I’d like to say this month will be different from last month, but it won’t. The monotony is unfathomable. I just totaled it up, and I read 21 books last month. That’s down from my 24 monthly average! I submitted a short story and some poems to a few…

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It has been a long while since I last wrote something for the Prisoner Express Journal Program. I had somewhat slacked up on my pushing my pen on the writing tip. But once again I am back at it. And for the 2014 the New Year that is right around the corner, I will be…

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[…] I have long hoped that God has a sense of humor when it comes to me. I had better hope that He does. You have seen me write some incredibly irreverent things about God in these Journal Entries, but I hope none of it has been blasphemous or mean-spirited. I’m sure God is aware…

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Fri 1-24-14 I am feeling excited. If nothing goes wrong between now and tomorrow morning I will get to see a visitor. My girlfriend is coming to see me. This will be the first time we’ve seen each other this year. The last time we saw each other was in September, four months ago. Can…

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March 11th, 2013 I was listening to one of the programs they have on from time to time about the inhumaneness of capital punishment. And the leader in this is always some asshole who spent a few years on death row until they got their case overturned. To be innocent and having your case overturned…

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Today I found out that another friend got a parole date. His eyes were bloodshot red from crying as he told me, “Paul, the parole board found me suitable today.” That’s wonderful news and I’m happy for him. He asked me when am I going to the board. I had to tell him that I…

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[…] My deepest and best relationship right now is the one I have with my pen and this writing program. I love being able to sit down and write something that I know another human being is actually going to read. I know that my writing is not very good as far as grammar, punctuation,…

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