Another child born in poverty; another high powered assault
Rifle on inner city streets; another child dies by "fate"
Another woman beaten; another woman raped;
Another crime committed; another statistic!
Another welfare check; another homeless family;
Another potential surgeon, superstar, scientists and senator addicted
To drugs; another lost hope; another broken…Continue
Midway through his six month sentence, for giving testimony at D.C. City Hall in defense of an unconstitutional court order that his government, attorney son obtained to prevent him from appearing, the Director of Prisons Foundation, Dennis Sobin has completed the first of two books! He set, as one of his… Continue
Pearls Before Breakfast
Can one of the nation's great musicians cut through the fog of a D.C. rush hour? Let's find out.
HE EMERGED FROM THE METRO AT THE L'ENFANT PLAZA STATION AND POSITIONED HIMSELF AGAINST A WALL BESIDE A TRASH BASKET. By most measures, he was nondescript: a youngish white man in jeans, a long-sleeved T-shirt and a Washington Nationals baseball cap. From a small case, he removed a violin. Placing the open case at his feet, he… Continue
Ok, I've definitely been off to a slow start here. I finally got around to writing my first penpal in October and received my first response. It was very exciting to connect with someone. The first thing we both noticed were the coincidences. My penpal is incarcerated in Washington state and I'm residing in Texas, but we both grew up in the San Francisco bay area.
We're both on-again off-again sitters, so I think it will be a positive experience for both of us to encourage each other… Continue
In the heart of winter, the chill freezes lakes and rivers; water becomes so solid that it can bear men, beasts and carts. As the spring approaches, earth and water warm up and thaw. What then remains of the hardness of the ice? Water is soft and fluid, ice hard and sharp, so we cannot say that they are identical; but neither can we say that they are different, because ice is only solidified water, and water is only melted ice. The same applies to our… Continue