23 November 2009
Nice day to spend visiting one place of incarceration or another. First, the Jasper County Jail to make a first visit with a client. Sad case wants out but no place to go. No job. Not much point in asking Judge Mott to reduce his bond. Then to the Newton Prison to visit. Only one in the waiting room when I arrived. Still had to wait. Must make you wait as a matter of policy while people wander in an out rather frequently. Can't yet understand the invisible ink stamp on the hand as if they don't recognized me when I come back through. Everything connected with the court house, jail, and prison rather quiet--all must be gearing up for the holidays.