JM: What types of facilities were available to help pass the time? Burt: ANY either if you were working or going to
classes Daniel: We were either playing card games, dominoes,
reading books, or going out to the rec yard. David: We got to go outside twice a day. They had
basketaball, they had a track, they had some
weights. Donald: We got one hour a day outside for physical exercise
or enjoyment. There was books available to read.
We had TV privileges certain hours of every day.
There were also some games available to do with
other inmates. Other than that not much else to do
except count the days.
JM: Did you have regular access to the entertainment or was competition fierce? Give details. Burt: i personally had a radio as entertainment but
you had to have radio to tune n on tv stations
to hear the tv Daniel: Um, there were 2 tv's in every block, but I
personally played poker of dominoes most of the time. David: They had tv in dorm that would stay on until 11pm
when rec was over. We voted on what we wanted to
watch. Sometimes there would be a guy who tried
to run the tv but that didn't happen all the
time. Donald: I had regular access to what little was made
available. Besides games, books, TV, and outside
time there was nothing else. You know these answers
have to be way to long. It should be available if
you want to type fifty words but making you do it is
JM: Did you have a hard time staying in shape while in jail? Burt: i did bc all i would do is make spreads and sleep Daniel: No, cause there's no excuse. I had time to do
whatever, and I was in the best shape of my life. David: No. I pretty much went outside everyday for
exercise. Donald: No I did not have a hard time staying in shape in
jail. I have never worked out and didn't in jail.
JM: How often did you get to go outside? What did you do outside if you were allowed to? If you were not allowed to go outside what could you do for exercise? Burt: 1 time a day Daniel: For like 2 hours a day, unless you were on lockdown. David: All the time, twice a day. Donald: We got one hour a day outside. You could shoot
hoops, run around or do other exercises. Or just
sit in the sunshine which was refreshing.
JM: Did the jail offer church services? If so, what were they like and when were they held? Burt: yes, but never went Daniel: Yes, but I never went. I think they held them on
like Sundays, not sure. David: They had church durng week and three or four
differenct service on Sunday. It was held in the
cafeteria. It was nice. That had a choir and
music from the inmates. Donald: Yes that did offer church services. I have no idea
what it was like because I did not attend theses