Boogerized

Along the Way. . . Experiences, Insights & Humor on the “Long Road Home” By Steven Maisenbacher I gotta share a secret with ya. You may not know it but sometimes when you get that “I’m not alone feeling” you’re right. See I know for a fact that Booger sneaks around “visiting” folks as heContinue reading “Boogerized”

The Naturally Sacred Way Our Ancestors Danced

The Creeks and Their Dances (1) By Ghost Dancer To truly understand the history and culture of the early South-eastern Mvskoke Creek People, it is essential that we learn to respect their customs and mores exactly as they were. Nowhere are the strengths, beauty, and good-heartedness of this ancient culture more apparent than in theirContinue reading “The Naturally Sacred Way Our Ancestors Danced”

It Occurs to Me

Along the Way. . . Experiences, Insights & Humor on the “Long Road Home” By Steven Maisenbacher I seem to have found a new hobby. It involves just staying in my bed, thinking, and letting my mind wander across the fields of my thoughts and wishes, ear plugs in, eyes closed, blankets pulled up, orContinue reading “It Occurs to Me”

Stir Crazy

Along the Way. . . Experiences, Insights & Humor on the “Long Road Home” By Steven Maisenbacher Well hello there and welcome to “Where the hell did that come from!” I’m your host, Walks On The Grass and for the next however long it takes I will be introducing you to a very special andContinue reading “Stir Crazy”

Native Rules of Respectful Behavior

Sacred Medicine Ways – Part 12 A Teaching by Ghost Dancer I would now like to speak with you on the importance of showing respect when around Native people. You may be at a powwow or visiting a reservation or someone’s home, and knowing a few key rules of respectful behavior can mean the differenceContinue reading “Native Rules of Respectful Behavior”

UNICOR

Along the Way. . . Experiences, Insights & Humor on the “Long Road Home” By Steven Maisenbacher Well, how do I start about a factory prison job? It’s crazy in that I have done so many different things thru UNICOR, the Federal Prison Industries. If you are in prison, you need money to exist –Continue reading “UNICOR”

LONG ROAD HOME (24)

By Steven “Walks On The Grass” Maisenbacher Chapter 24 I Have a Dream October 2021 When my “Out Date” arrives in about a year, I will be going to a Halfway House where I will receive the help and assistance needed to readjust and get on my feet. The counselors there will have a packetContinue reading “LONG ROAD HOME (24)”

Moons, Ceremonials & Dances

Sacred Medicine Ways – Part 11 A Teaching by Ghost Dancer Now it is important to understand each month has its own specific moon cycle. There are 13 moon cycles per year and 28 days to a complete moon cycle. We counted time by the moon cycles. We harvested crops, planted crops, hunted, fished, gatheredContinue reading “Moons, Ceremonials & Dances”

LONG ROAD HOME (23)

By Steven “Walks On The Grass” Maisenbacher Chapter 23 Roll The Footage Finally, the ordeal of the pneumonia – cancer – TB was over and my mind relieved. But all during the two-week quarantine, I still had the huge concern that my cell mate was using drugs and worry whether my personal property, especially theContinue reading “LONG ROAD HOME (23)”

LONG ROAD HOME (22)

By Steven “Walks On The Grass” Maisenbacher Chapter 22 Headaches, Heartaches & Spiritual Challenges Jason has left, I’m by myself but another Native is in the block. He had several falls to the addictions of his past while in other units. He had ended up going to the hole but coming out clean and soberContinue reading “LONG ROAD HOME (22)”