08-14-2021 Sat CCCL

WOOHOO! I am now at Community Custody! I was finally transferred this past Thursday. It only took 1.5 weeks after they fixed their error. *smile* The ride over was pretty nice because it was the first transfer where I didn’t have to wear the handcuffs and belly...

08-09-2021 Mon OCC

On the 22nd of last month I had been waiting 3 months to be transferred to Community Custody (CC). Given that the Director himself says that it should take 60 days for someone to be moved, I thought I would start making noise about not being transferred yet. I wrote...

06-19-2021 Sat OCC

Happy First National Juneteenth! *cheer (for the end of slavery)* Also, I got my first visit in 1.25 years this past Thursday. NDCS finally removed “all” covid restriction on visits a week an a half ago so my parents tried to come visit last week. When...

06-13-2021 Sun OCC

Today I listened to an episode of On Being with an interview of a Dr. Christakis who has done research into social influences. For instance, he studied the widower effect, how a spouse is more likely to die soon after the other passing. He also did research that...

04-27-2021 Tue OCC

Think of those scenes from a samurai movie or anime where he is practicing his sword forms in an orchard and the cherry blossoms are swirling around him on the breeze. Yesterday morning, as the sun was rising but the shadows were still long, I was practicing taiji...