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Thanksgiving Is So Much Better Now

Many researchers say that one of the best ways to overcome depression and relieve stress is to be thankful. Although…

Dealing With The Struggle Of Returning From Prison

Dealing With The Struggle Of Returning From PrisonDealing With The Struggle Of Returning From Prison

There’s nothing a person can’t handle if they have the confidence, support and persistence. I truly believe that, although when…

The Importance of Making Your Loved-Ones Active in Post-Prison Recovery

As detailed in my book, Subprime Felon: Inside Federal Prison Camp, prison is very difficult for the individual who’s going…

Snitches, An excerpt from Subprime Felon

Snitches, An excerpt from Subprime FelonSnitches, An excerpt from Subprime Felon

There’s a saying in the street and I’m sure you’ve heard somebody say to you. It’s simply, “Snitches get stitches”.…

Ceiling. From my Herlong Prison Camp Journal

Ceiling. From my Herlong Prison Camp JournalCeiling. From my Herlong Prison Camp Journal

Prison isn’t a place of positive enlightenment. It’s full of strict rules and regulations, required forms and paperwork, and negative…

Every Setback Sentence Acceptance Speech

As I was browsing the internet, I came across a blog post by Tara Pringle Jefferson. Her site is called…

You Were ALWAYS A Strong Person Even Before Prison Camp

While I was in camp, I learned that if you became a strong person because of being in prison camp,…

How I Used Herlong Prison Camp For Self-Development

How I Used Herlong Prison Camp For Self-DevelopmentHow I Used Herlong Prison Camp For Self-Development

I found this journal entry in my prison camp journal at home. I wrote it because I was working on…

A&O Meeting at Federal Prison Camp–Herlong

Every job you attend and are hired for should give you some type of orientation. As soon as you start…

My First Team Meeting–Federal Prison Camp Herlong Journal

Prison is supposed to be a place of rehabilitation. If that’s the case, then it should be a place of…

My Doctor Visits at Federal Prison Camp–Herlong, Journal 07

Have you ever heard that prisons are supposedly the best place for anyone that needs medical care? I don’t know…

The False Hopes About SSI Payments To Inmates

I understand and respect it when people say prison camp was comfortable and not a real prison. The longer I…

Transition to Continental Breakfast Due To Increase of Food Cost

Periodically, inmates receive memos from the Warden or other prison and prison camp staff about updates in policy or other…

Herlong Prison Camp Transfer Plan Sheet

All inmates are waiting for the day that they can leave the prison or prison camp. Some of them, like…

National Food Service Menu Inmate Preference Survey

Every year, inmates are given a survey about the food the prison serves. It asks each inmate which food they…

No Collect Calls at Herlong Federal Prison Camp: Prepaid Accounts

Staying in touch with family and/or friends is sometimes essential to an inmates psychological and emotional stability. Being able to…

How To Survive Federal Prison Camp

How To Survive Federal Prison CampHow To Survive Federal Prison Camp

17 Ways To Survive Prison Camp Let’s be honest, prison camp or any kind of prison is stressful. You’re already…