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 friendship of those...

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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 want to...

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Welcome Back

Unlock The Mind has experienced some techincal difficulties We appologize for the inconvenience but Unlock The Mind has experienced some technical difficulties since Jan. 2020. The site is once again operational though we are still working on some appearance issues....

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12-20-2019 Fri OCC

My stay at LCC didn't last too long. Last Friday, the 13th, they gave me 2 hours notice that I was moving to OCC (Omaha Correctional Center). There were 9 of us that moved from LCC to OCC, 6 who were waiting to start the iHelp program. I guess as we weren't actually...

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11-28-2019 Thu LCC

Happy Gratitude Day! I've decided to start calling Thanksgiving Gratitude Day and to focus on expressing gratitude rather than some national creation myth about pilgrims. Here are a few of the things I am grateful for: McK being in my life My parents love and support...

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11-22-2019 Fri TSCI

Well, my appeal of my denial of my transfer to OCC was denied. The Director's Review Committee gave no reason why they denied my appeal and my transfer to OCC which was especially frustrating as another group in NDCS, Special Services, which keeps the waitlist for...

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11-08-2019 Fri TSCI

This week I received the most consequential and worst news since I've been down. At the start of Sept. my case manager, O'Hara, did my annual reclassification and put me in for transfer to "LCC/OCC for programming" as he was instructed to by Special Services who told...

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10-20-2019 Sun TSCI

I've been holding off writing a journal entry until I heard back about my potential transfer to OCC but I decided not to wait any longer because this past Wed. I was moved from A gallery to C. I was coming back from Buddhist meditation around 10 AM on Wed. and as I...

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09-08-2019 Sun TSCI

It's been a busy week. After months of planning and coordinating we finally had the "Art from Inside" art show. Since the start of the year I had been working with my friend Jeri to put on an art show of incarcerated people's artwork in her studio. I tried to get lots...

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08-07-2019 Wed TSCI

Even if the articles I've posted in the forum aren't getting a lot of readers, I was able to get the Lincoln Journal Star to publish an op/ed piece of mine about NDCS miscalculating its overcrowding. *smile* And the director hasn't had them send me to the hole...yet....

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