JM: Did you find it difficult to get along with other inmates? Please give examples to explain why you did or didn't. Randy: Not surprisingly, I was able to get along with most
of the other inmates. Myself, I am a quite, calm
person. I keep to myself. No one really bothered me.
Sure, i got in a few verbal fights but nothing
JM: What types of things did you have to do to avoid problems or fights with other inmates? Randy: Luckily, I was able to do a work program. I worked
with the maintenance crew that worked on the entire
lot. I worked 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. It was a
full time job, but I got paid $0.33 an hour. That
kept me busy, so I wasn't around other inmates as
JM: Were you able to choose an inmate as your cellmate if you knew one? How often would your cellmate(s) change? Randy: Actually, in my case, I did not have a cell mate. I
am glad I didn't. The privacy was great. But the
people who did have cell mates did not get to choose
who it would be.