The Uphill Slide

There is always something.

03/11/2017
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Enough Injustice to Go Around

It’s not just the wrongfully convicted and their family that pays for that injustice. Read Jeannette Popp’s story about how she felt to find the wrong men were convicted of her daughter’s murder. Then she faced the real killer.  

12/08/2016
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Perseverance

I glanced over at a book on my lamp table, Perseverance by Margaret J. Wheatley. I think I bought this book months ago at the Staghorn Home & Garden Cafe (http://www.staghorngardencafe.com/) in Greenfield. I have not read it yet, which makes it … Continue reading

07/12/2016
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Silence

I have often considered if my silence about Jacob’s case and convictions might be the high road that I should be traveling. Would my silence serve my son better than my proclamation of his innocence? The prosecution was given the … Continue reading

05/06/2016
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Too Many To Ignore

I follow the Innocence Project, the Prison Reform Movement, The Marshall Project, ACLU, Amnesty International and numerous other groups dedicated to advocating for justice, for the wrongly convicted, for the unjustly imprisoned, for those suffering abuse and torture, and for … Continue reading

04/20/2016
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Hate Rears Its Ugly Head Today

The title explains my day’s beginning. A phone call engulfs me in the flames of hate: I spit out words of venom and vengeance upon the heads and souls and lives of people who have brought us to this moment even … Continue reading