I guess that your common weekday is like millions of other people. You probably wake up at 6:00am or so, you leave the house at 7:00am for your morning commute, you pick up your morning coffee at a place close to your work at 8:00am and at 8:30am you enter your office building. You are probably early, earlier than most – but who cares? Most probably nobody.
I guess that you, my dear reader, do not need to escape from any real prison. Not only from Alcatraz which is closed for many decades anyway, but also not from other correction institutions of the world.
Actually I used the word Alcatraz as a metaphor, but I read this real story in a blog from New Times author Chris Guillebeau. He got an email from his reader who wanted to remain anonymous and wrote him a personal story that I really liked. Here’s what she said: