Tag: prison

It’s The Clothes That Make The Man

He is being released from prison after 5 and 1/2 long years. Years that seemed like an eternity to his family. We receive the “prison clothing form” in the mail 4 weeks before his get out date. For those of…

What Do We Have To Be Thankful For?

Some of us are in the early stages of court cases, others will spend their holiday traveling to jails and prisons for Thanksgiving visits.  For some, finances and distance make holiday visits impossible. Some of our loved ones are already…

A Registry For Everyone and Everything

A recent Associated Press piece headlined with “More states are adopting registries intended to track former convicts”. The article mentions that when a University of Toledo student went missing last summer, her friends checked out the state’s sex offender list…

When Prayer Is Not Enough

I am not religious by any stretch of the imagination.  Maybe I’m slightly “spiritual” in that I believe sending good thoughts out into the universe may bring on some good karma. When I read about the financial plight of one…

Just Breathe….

There are times we must remind ourselves to Breathe. Just Breathe. Like days when the prison call comes and the voice on the other end is strained, frustrated, depressed. We say the things we hope will help, the supportive things,…

Jarod Fogle asks for Sentence Reduction

Several months ago, former Subway pitchman, Jarod Fogle, was sentenced to 15 years 8 months in prison  for child pornography and sex with underage children. This past week, he and his attorneys have sought an appeal through the Seventh Circuit…