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  • Blog 2 10-23-13

    So, in my main profile pic, I’m wearing a blue t-shirt, which says “Ping Pong Champion.” It was one of those $5.00 screen print T-shirts at Walmart, but I wore it on a cruise to Mexico. While walking the streets of Cabo on a 113 degree September afternoon, some locals saw my shir...
  • Blog 1 10-23-13

    I’ve been playing too much poker this month. It’s good in a way, as it makes the time fly. But I fall behind on other stuff… like reading my newspaper or getting started reading Lonesome Dove. Who would’ve thought you’d be in prison, ostensibly with nothing to do, ye...
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    My ex-wife had her first child on October 30th, 2011.  I learned about it from my mom.  It was a boy, but I couldn’t bear to find out his name.  It would have upset me too much.  She and I had our own names picked out.  Sam for a boy.  Natalie for a girl.  Sh...
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    I’m listening to “me and you” by Kenny Chesney, and it’s reminding me of my first full-time radio DJ job.  It was at a small station in Albany, Oregon, called Cricket Country.  We played this song constantly the year I was there – 1997.  It’s amazin...
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    Things I miss, in 150 words or less:  Frozen Yogurt, driving, Las Vegas, good Mexican food, the Sundance Film Festival, my dog Daniella, chatting on AOL, swimming, kissing, a night out, making money online, my co-ed softball team, listening to my radio DJ demo tapes and mp3s, cruise ships, fres...
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    This morning, 12/21/11, I awoke at 10 to an idiot officer pounding on my bed telling my bunkmate "I need to see your face for count time."  I skipped the chow hall so I could use the restroom in private.  It was peaceful until another inmate began yelling at a cop, "You're not gonna search...