On Tuesday night, he spoke briefly with a supporter after returning home from an outing to Lincoln Park Zoo with his wife Patti and their daughters.
When they got to their Ravenswood Manor home, they were greeted by a supporter of the former governor and several children on bikes. The supporter told Blagojevich she had put a letter in his mailbox and she said he doesn't belong in jail. The former governor offered her and other bystanders some advice.
"Don't give up, don't lose faith. Never give in and never despair," he said. "Stay out of politics."