STEP INTO THE LIGHT (1)

Chapter One – Night Ride to Freedom’s Door By Steven Maisenbacher It’s funny how you think you have yourself prepared and all the mental shackles of the past 23 years of captivity are just going to go away when you’re finally released to a halfway house and the first small steps toward freedom. August 30,Continue reading “STEP INTO THE LIGHT (1)”

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”

Fear

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”

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”

Losing Track

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 54 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher In retrospect, as I go back thru some of the things I have posted, I seem to have fallen off the track on what my whole intent was. In the beginning it was to be more lighthearted and whimsical,Continue reading “Losing Track”

It’s Funny

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 68 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher Yea, it’s funny how things turn out. See today I was in the midst of my daily call with the wonderful person “Sings Many Songs” and we were talking about the amount of credits I had on the computerContinue reading “It’s Funny”

Here’s What I Think About

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 82 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher Someone once asked me, “So Walks, what are you going to do when you get out?” Man, what kind of question is that? I want to do everything I have been planning! I want to go back to schoolContinue reading “Here’s What I Think About”

Make Sense???

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 89 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher On Monday, May 23, 2022, 10 days ago the guards came in around 8am and screamed LOCK DOWN!!! So I did what I always try to do, fired off a burst e-mail to Sings Many Songs telling her weContinue reading “Make Sense???”

Still I Can

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 96 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher As some folks may know, I cannot stand nor tolerate a bully. When I spot them or am confronted in any way with their behavior I tend to react, either with well-placed sarcasm or sometimes plain outright cursing. YeahContinue reading “Still I Can”