Midlife Dreams

By Edna Peirce Dixon Today I’m thinking of my children and their mates, all now in their midlife years, some retired, some thinking hard about it. I watch with interest as each one embarks on the next phase of life, taking risks, setting new goals and following their dreams. I think too about Ghost DancerContinue reading “Midlife Dreams”

All For the Right to Pray (27)

Part Seven – Twenty Six Years in Federal Prison Chapter 27 – Still I Walk The Red Road By Ghost Dancer With nothing more to lose, I put my trust in Spirit and just went right on doing what I had always known I was meant to do: teaching and speaking out about injustice andContinue reading “All For the Right to Pray (27)”

What A Ride

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 12 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher Well my friends this is gonna be the last edition from me until after I’m out and able to start writing again. I figure a few days ought to see me to having the wherewithal. Smile.  At that timeContinue reading “What A Ride”


Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 19 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher In 1986 when I was walking up the steps of United States Penitentiary Leavenworth I wasn’t so much afraid as I was overwhelmed. I mean I had been hearing about this place all my life in movies and whatnot,Continue reading “Fear”


Innocent Until Proven Guilty The Warrior, The Crone & The Crooked Prosecutor By Edna Peirce Dixon I first heard about a man called Ghost Dancer late in the summer of 2013. It was said he had remarkable knowledge of the ancient traditions, culture, language, and history of the Southeastern Creek Indian peoples, a special interestContinue reading “FOXY FAIRY TALES”

Expectations. Realities. Get Over It.

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 26 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher Expectations. We all have ‘em, like when you go to a restaurant and order food, you expect it to come out well prepared and to your expectations of delicious. Or when you see a big dog growling and barking,Continue reading “Expectations. Realities. Get Over It.”

He Said, She Said, They All Say

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 33 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher I can’t get over it, I’m actually at a loss of words over this, I watch the news and within 5 minutes I’ve seen Fox trash everyone that’s not a conservative Republican. Then I walk across the day roomContinue reading “He Said, She Said, They All Say”

Native Understanding

A Teaching by Ghost Dancer Many people believe that Native ways are simple and can be learned quickly. This is not only absurd but so far from real understanding. Just as in gaining insights on any subject, the more you seek the more you will find. And when you find the answers you seek, youContinue reading “Native Understanding”

Like A Badger

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 40 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher This story started a couple years ago when my adopted sister, Leontien, told me about the stimulus money the IRS was giving out. I asked my dear cousin, Sings Many Songs about the forms and addresses and all, soContinue reading “Like A Badger”

Truth Be Told

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 47 Days and Counting I have a confession to make. Yeah, I know it’s supposed to be good for the soul and all that other metaphoric mess, but I can only hope there is some truth in that. See, for a little over a year I’veContinue reading “Truth Be Told”