Night Ride to Freedom’s Door

Chapter One – Step Into The Light 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, 2022Continue reading “Night Ride to Freedom’s Door”

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”

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”

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”

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”

A Grocery Store

Lights In the Distance. . . Walks’ Outdate – 61 Days and Counting By Steven Maisenbacher WOW, TODAY I ATE AN ORANGE!!!!!!! And I’ve got 3 more on deck!  Yes, I hot-wired them and smuggled them right out of the chow hall in my smuggle buggy. (My bad) See, for whatever reason they have actuallyContinue reading “A Grocery Store”