04-18-2021 Sun OCC

Spring has arrived. I know because my allergies tell me so. *chuckle* There are two trees on the yard (yes, OCC actually has trees on the yard) which are in full bloom. One is clusters of small white flowers and has been blooming for almost 2 weeks. The other has...

03-14-2021 Sun OCC

A while ago on NPR I heard this quotation: As long as there is a lower class, I am in it. While there is a criminal element, I am of it. While there is a soul in prison, I am not free. – Eugene V. Debs That is the kind of activist spirit I intend to have for the...

01-10-2021 Mon OCC

Lots of updates. I finished the iHelp program last November. WOOHOO! I received the official discharge paperwork earlier this month and now I’m just waiting on my parole board review in March. If things go as I hope, I will get a 2 year “final” in...

11/26/20 Thu OCC

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Even if you aren’t celebrating, please join me in taking a moment to create a list of a few things we are grateful for. I am grateful for: My parent’s unconditional love. McKarious’s romantic love. All of the continued...

10/30/20 Fri OCC

Here is a quick update about my lawsuit over NDCS not applying 191 good time to parole eligibility dates. The Lancaster County District Court judge, Colborn, who has not retired, made a decision against me. It appears that he knew it would be appealed didn’t...