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From Prison I See The Bittersweet Blessings From Covid

Covid cost us so much and changed us forever! I never thought I'd see a real pandemic. I know most of you didn't either. The last world-changing event on this scale I believe was 9/11. This Covid-19,...

 

Touch Down! First Semester Of PRISON Business School Down!"

Hello everyone. I'm back. I'm feeling like a million bucks!! I'm now between semesters. During covid, I was so depressed at one point, I thought I'd drop out of my AA program!! So, I overcame that...

 
 By Rusty Gleer    People    May 28, 2021

Should a Wife Claim a Social Security Spousal Benefit Now or Wait Until Full Retirement Age to Collect her Own?

Ask Rusty – Should My Wife Wait Until Age 70 to Claim? Dear Rusty: I'm 74 and receiving my Social Security benefits. My wife is 68 and we are delaying her benefits until she's 70. But I read an...

 

Super Happy Prisoner On Purpose

I'm back! Back in SCHOOL! IN-PERSON. Daily. Also, DAILY, I go to in-person substance abuse treatment!! It's been over 3 weeks of prisoners INTEGRATION. For the first time in over a year, the prisoner...

 

A Pretty Girl In Prison: A Story Of Honey Attracting Flies

Look at me at age 20! Then now! I guess I still got it?? I keep attracting the wrong kind of men!! All they talk about is my picture! "THAT PICTURE!" they keep saying. I guess it's my fault for...

 
 By Rebecca Weber    People    May 17, 2021

Did You Know May is Military Appreciation Month?

Memorial Day will be celebrated on May 31 this year and, once again, it will be defined as the unofficial beginning of summer -- a time for raucous parties and barbecues and the opening of beaches,...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    People    May 7, 2021

Special Delivery for Delivery Workers: Local Woman Makes Sure the FedEx and USPS Drivers Stay Hydrated and Happy

During the Covid-19 lockdown, at least one person noticed the increased workload on the delivery personnel, the drivers for Amazon, FedEx, UPS, and the post office. During the summer heat wave,...

 
 By Amber S. Jackson    People    May 5, 2021

Prison STALKER Encounter Leaves Amber Shaken

I'm in an earnest, sober state of mind. I've asked JPay.com to block 'D.B.' from the entire email platform and placed on the BLACKLIST!! I've put people on the list before, but this man is the...

 
 By Amber S. Jackson    People    May 3, 2021

Another Weirdo Encounter via Prison Email

Where are the all the decent, normal MEN at?? Anyway, so...here we go again. Another weirdo was been writing to me over the last couple of weeks and says he "KNEW" me before. Says we used to write eac...

 

12 Step Announcement

Next Month, MAY, 2021, I, Ms. Amber S. Jackson, am 6 years sober. I did it. In prison. You can do it too!! No MATTER where you are!! Do it one day at a time! Start with the first step. Then keep...

 

Prison INMATES Who Think They're Correctional Officers

Every unit in every prison and every jail, men's and women's, has one or two of these. A "DeputyNoBadge." An inmate who thinks they're ACTUALLY a correctional officer!! They're worse than any...

 

What Do Female Millionaires Do IN Prison? There are two categories of prison millionaires.....

I've seen and known a handful of MILLIONAIRES during my prison stay. They've generally fallen into 2 categories. First is the low-profile, yet well-to-do person who stays to themself and buys...

 

Remember Your Gift

I'm not typically in the business of asking strangers for help. But after the pain I've felt on covid lockdowns over the past year, I'll do anything to ensure I don't feel that feeling again. When...

 

A Woman Disguised Herself as a Man to Fight in the Revolutionary War: Private Deborah Sampson

WASHINGTON, DC, Apr 16 -- There are those who would say that Private Deborah Sampson deserved the Medal of Honor, but she didn't sign up for that; she joined the Army to fight for her country and...

 

Overnight Conjugal Prison Visits for Married Couples: "He's 50, I'm 37, let's see what happens!"

I already told you I recently met my love, Monty. We plan to get married! Did you know California life prisoners are allowed to have overnight visits with a legally married spouse? So, let your...

 

Religion and Sunday Morning in Prison

Since I had my first job at age 17, I always prefer to have Sundays and Mondays as my days off from work. It's a calm day so far. No prison staff vexing the population. Most guards prefer to do their...

 

Only Two Mortalities from Covid-19 at California Institution for Women Prison

After the many, many covid infections, only one staff and one prisoner from CIW died. That's it. The one staff person's death was a nurse. We prisoners were locked in our rooms so staff could leave...

 

Prison Canteen Manager is the Devil

Our prison canteen manager is Spawn Of Satan!! No other way to put it. I pray for her as God commands me to do for all my emenies. She's nasty! She loves blocking prisoners from buying what they need...

 

Female Prisoner is Racing the Clock to Have a Baby

Stresses and pressures from all directions. Different prisoners have different worries. Mine have shifted over the years. Yet, relief of one is replaced by another immediately. As soon as we...

 

This Female Prisoner Finds Love While Locked Up

You have to step in a few frogs to meet your prince right? I have had my share of frogs but I did not let that harden my heart. I'm a firm believer that it takes meeting a few losers to truly recogniz...

 

Cat Lost After 15 Years Returned to Surprised Owner

On February 21, 2021, Officer Luis Leal from the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control received a field call to assist an injured stray cat on the front porch of a Palmdale...

 

A Woman Prisoner Reflects: What Will Life on the Outside Look Like?

Your state of mind. Where do you see yourself?? For me, a prisoner who will be out there with you in less than 4 years, REENTRY is a state of mind. MY state of mind. Once I learned that I was never...

 

Have you Heard of Four Chaplains Day? It Commemorates 4 WWII Chaplains Who Gave Their Life Vests to Others After Their Boat Was Torpedoed

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan 29 – "If you believe in anything, believe in these four guys and the ultimate sacrifices they made for their country. They died saving the lives of hapless servicemen aboard a...

 

Fashion Forward Actress and Super Model Eugenia Kuzmina Sets The Trend Wearing The New Must Have BlocAid Gloves

Actress and stunning fashion model Eugenia Kuzmina was seen today on Montana Avenue in Santa Monica, where the much in-demand actress made a quick stop heading to the airport. Eugenia has appeared in...

 

My Last Prayer: A Women's Correctional Inmate Invites you to Pray With Her

I wanted to take a moment and just share something deeply personal. You see, I'm a "lifer," about 3-4 years away from freedom. And yes, I will be living in or around Santa Monica. I have been in for...

 

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