Melissa Schmitt

My Husband Died in TDCJ

My Husband Died in TDCJ

Cassandra tells her story below. Please share with anyone you know who has a loved one in TDCJ. ♥  Send some love Cassandra's way in the comments. ♥ GIVE YOURSELF THE CHANCE TO SAY GOODBYE. [My experience happened in the Texas state prison system.] ASK YOUR LOVED ONE...

News from AI

News from AI

Greetings from AI! If you're like us, 2018 is speeding by - how is it already fourth quarter? We haven't checked in with you in some time, and wanted to send a quick update about what's been going on behind the scenes, and what's coming up. News ♦ We recently...

Hate Mail – “No Stamps”

Hate Mail – “No Stamps”

See the post that launched this series here. We receive returned mail almost daily, refused due to various mail violations. Postage is one of our biggest expenses, so because postcards stamps are cheaper than regular first class stamps, we have an assortment of...

Help Us Help April Barber

Help Us Help April Barber

I get calls from inmates all over the country, all day long. Many of them are collect calls, and as much as I wish I could, I can't accept them - we've no budget for it. Each state's prison phone system has its particular recording, typically announcing whether it is...