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Cake For Breakfast

Why did I come to prison? Well, I came to prison so I could eat cake for breakfast. Seriously. I couldn't do that on the streets. I probably could have, but no one served it. And why should they, when there are so many delisious alternatives such as: Pancakes, Belgium Waffles, Biscuts and Gravy and [...]

By | 2017-09-05T19:29:11+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Behind The Wall|0 Comments

Brown Cows, Mug Shots and Alarm Clocks

Want to hear something crazy? A recent survey conducted on several thousand Americans, revealed that 7% of those who responded think that brown cows produce chocolate milk, according to the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy. Lets just take a minute for that to process. Brown cows produce chocolate milk!? Wow! It doesn't surprise me though, [...]

By | 2017-09-06T18:43:21+00:00 August 28th, 2017|On My Mind|0 Comments

Laugh It Off

"Heraclitus would shed tears whenever he went out in public, Democritus laughed. One saw the whole as a parade of miseries, the other of follies. And so, we should take a lighter view of things and bear them with an easy spirit, for it is more human to laugh at life than to lament it." [...]

By | 2017-08-28T20:41:13+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Philosophy|0 Comments

Tube Steak Please?!

There are times in here when I really wish I had a camera to record some of the conversations. When you combine boredom and stupidity, amazing things can happen. Here is one such conversation between this kid named Q and a mobster who we'll call J. ** Q walks into J's cell, and it looks [...]

By | 2017-09-05T19:32:19+00:00 August 26th, 2017|Behind The Wall|0 Comments

The Underdog

Its been awhile since I've posted something new, so I decided that I just might as well start posting SOMETHING, at least once a day. Get back to the flow of things. Bringing you back to my world. I've been at USP Leavenworth in Kansas for about 7 months now, and finally have a routine [...]

By | 2017-08-23T20:34:17+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Day To Day|0 Comments

Wristbands: Tagged Like Cattle

Wristbands: Tagged Like Cattle By: Brett Booker Monday, March 6th 2017  (Written from Douglas County Corrections  – Omaha, NE in 2016 – Currently at Leavenworth Prison in Leavenworth, KS) As you can see from the photo above, all inmates at Douglas County Corrections are forced to wear bright yellow, indentification wristbands. They are extremely tight, [...]

By | 2017-03-06T18:21:58+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wristbands: Tagged Like Cattle

Why Do Prisons Ban Books?

Why Do Prisons Ban Books? By: Brett Booker Monday, March 6th 2017  (Written from Douglas County Corrections  - Omaha, NE in 2016 - Currently at Leavenworth Prison in Leavenworth, KS) Why do prisons and institutions ban books or deny inmates access to them? Well at Douglas County Corrections they have 7 reasons, as seen in [...]

By | 2018-01-28T18:42:38+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Behind The Wall|Comments Off on Why Do Prisons Ban Books?

Air Fresheners: Jail Creations #3

Air Freshener: Jail Creations #3 Sunday,November 27th 2016 Being in jail has forced the majority of us to become creative in how we go about things. I don't know if you have ever been to jail, but if you have, you are aware of the distinctive smell of jail. The atmosphere has a mixture of [...]

By | 2016-11-27T16:13:48+00:00 November 27th, 2016|Prison Creations|Comments Off on Air Fresheners: Jail Creations #3

How Simplicity Is A Death Wish

How Simplicity Is A Death Wish Wednesday, October 26th 2016 "Too many men exhibit simplicity and are therefore ensued by their hunger for instant gratification, that those deceitful individuals, will always find others whom will happily allow themselves to be deceived." -Brett Booker Before I start, I want to discuss the fact that, that you're [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:39:49+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Philosophy|Comments Off on How Simplicity Is A Death Wish

County Jail: Tiramisu

County Jail: Tiramisu Wednesday, October 26th 2016 My jailhouse tiramisu always seems to delight individuals. Simple, fun and absolutely delectable. Within 15 minutes, you can make a unique tiramisu that will satisfy anyone's taste buds. Perfect desert for any occasion. Enjoy! Ingredients: 6 single portion frosted cakes 6 scoops of margarine 3 spoonfuls of coffee [...]

By | 2016-10-26T20:15:54+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Prison Recipes|Comments Off on County Jail: Tiramisu

Four White Walls

Four White Walls Wednesday, October 26th 2016 Four White Walls 238 bricks in all. Which hold me back from society. For they say I had too much noriety While I'm locked within, My racing thoughts, only a whim. Ideas flowing like a vast range, Boy oh boy, do I want to change. Hours and hours [...]

By | 2016-10-26T19:48:08+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Four White Walls

Perception: The Power of Positivity

Perception: The Power of Positive Friday, October 21st 2016 Thanks to my insightful father, I was recently introduced to the concept of stoicism; a concept that has revolutionized my life. Through stoicism, I believe you can harness the power of positivity. Essentially, stoicism isthe ancient art of turning adversity to advantage, as described in "The [...]

By | 2016-10-21T20:28:30+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Photography|Comments Off on Perception: The Power of Positivity

Justice and Morality

Justice and Morality Friday, October 21st 2016 Mankind as a whole, has found it necessary to create laws as a means of social control, address threats, alter public habits, command obedience and to enforce ideas which couldn't be introduced any other way, such as the war on drugs. To understand the difference between justice and [...]

By | 2016-10-21T20:05:53+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Philosophy|Comments Off on Justice and Morality

County Jail: Toffee

County Jail: Toffee Sunday, October 16th 2016 Here in county jail, we suffer from extremely bland food, We don't fret though, for there are dozens of remedies to cure this painful disorder. Today, I'm going to discuss my simple Toffee recipe. A delicious spread, that adds delectable flavor to just about anything! Ingredients: 2 spoonfuls [...]

By | 2016-10-16T19:41:27+00:00 October 16th, 2016|Prison Recipes|Comments Off on County Jail: Toffee

Books For Brain and Brawn

Books For Brain and Brawn Sunday, October 16th 2016 Although this title seems quite contradictory, in Douglas County Corrections, I've mastered the technique of using books to improve brain and brawn. You see, since my arrest, I've been fortunate enough to receive a handful of large, informative books. Like I've said numerous times,  I spend [...]

By | 2016-10-16T19:32:05+00:00 October 16th, 2016|Behind The Wall|Comments Off on Books For Brain and Brawn