Prison Pete

Monday, October 11, 2004
  Losing my single cell.
Fast. It is now 9:26 PM, so I have thirty minutes to get this in the mail.

I got your letters today. Lots to digest. Compliments are always welcome.

I am enclosing a "post ready" page for the blog and will write some more after lockdown that will go out in my Tuesday letter. I will explain why I have so little time then, since it is tough to condense.

I also have to read all of the comments you included, and then reread your letters.

Oops, good thing I took care of some personal business, because I am losing my single cell as I write this. Bummer. No more dumping when needed. I hope my body will adjust comfortably and quickly. I still have to do the dishes from dinner.

Well, let me drop this in the mail now, and get on with the business of making this a two-man room again!
You aint got it so bad...

IN PRISON...you spend the majority of your time in an 8X10 cell.
AT WORK...you spend the majority of your time in a 6X8 cubicle.

IN PRISON...you get three meals a day.
AT WORK...you only get a break for one meal and you pay for it.

IN PRISON...you get time off for good behavior.
AT WORK...you get more work for good behavior.

IN PRISON...the guard locks and unlocks all the doors for you.
AT WORK...you must carry around a security card and open all the doors for yourself.

IN PRISON...you can watch TV and play games.
AT WORK...you get fired for watching TV and playing games.

IN PRISON...you get your own toilet.
AT WORK... you have to share with some idiot who pees on the toilet.

IN PRISON...they allow your family and friends to visit.
AT WORK...you can't speak to your family.

IN PRISON...all expenses are paid by the taxpayers with no work required.
AT WORK...you get to pay all the expenses to go to work and then they deduct taxes from your salary to pay for prisoners.

IN PRISON...you spend most of your life inside bars wanting to get out.
AT WORK...you spend most of your time wanting to get out and go inside bars.

IN PRISON...you must deal with sadistic wardens.
AT WORK...they are called managers.
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