Journal Entry: Choon Yong-01/15/2024-MLK day Class Reports

Journal Entry

1/15/2024 Monday MLK day daily diary from Atwater Camp.
Woke up at 5:40 AM. Made up my bed, cleaned up, changed to BOP uniform, and made a cup of coffee. Stretched, drank my coffee and watched the local news and weather report, high temperature for today is 52 Degrees F. Started walking at 6:20 AM. Breakfast was served at 6:30 AM. Breakfast Menu: Oatmeal, muffin, an apple and water.

Plan for today:

  1. Stretch.
  2. Call Doris.
  3. Check email from Doris.
  4. Email daily diary for 1/14/2024.
  5. Walk 6 miles.
  6. Split Stretch.
  7. Quotations.
  8. ACE Class Reports.

The morning started out dark, cool in the 40’s, overcast and dense fog. The basketball court was wet from the rain and fog, but was great for walking. the rabbits were grazing on the field, a couple of them came by the basketball court. As the morning progressed, the dark sky turn to dark grey and eventually to light grey. the temperature was warm and I was walking at a fast pace, I had to remove my jacket and Beane. Completed walking 6 miles at 7:58 AM, in 1 hour 15 minutes and 9 seconds. Because of the dense fog, we had a Census count at 8:00 AM. Walking times were: 12 minutes and 7 seconds per mile (milla) or 49 seconds per lap. Walking times were pretty fast as I worked up a sweat. Stretched and split stretched at the training room after the count. Had a nutty bar, an apple for snacks. Checked and replied to Doris email: Doris is well but her ankle is still swollen and painful. She can hobble around the house. I recommended that she keep icing her ankle, roll it with a roller, apply pain ointment and wrap it up with her soft cast or ankle guard. The weather was wet and cold in the Bay Area and she will probably stay indoors to keep dry and warm. I told her, I was going to catch up with my ACE Class Reports, reading and Spanish lessons. Showered at 9:10 AM and changed to BOP uniform. lunch was served at 9:30 AM. Luncheon menu: baked chicken, pasta, sweet potatoes, bread and water. talked to Doris at 9:50 AM: Doris is well and rested. Her ankle is still swollen but the swelling has subsided a little. The pain has improved but her right hip and ankle are sore because she overcompensated it for her left ankle. She’s has been icing, rolling, applying pain medication and wrapping her left ankle and It seem to help. I asked her to keep it up. Francis has ben letting the dogs out and locking them up at night. She will stay in her room to work on her inventory and recover. I told her there are no GED / ESL classes but I have an ACE class tonight. I plan to work on my ACE Class reports and Spanish lessons. Census count at 10:00 AM. I talked to Mr Rodrigues about using the spare room for reading, GED / ESL classes. He has some plan to use the room for reading and will try to implement his idea soon. Went to the library to work on my ACE Class report and Spanish Lessons. Completed ACE Class report for Stress and Your Body. Back to the unit at 3:25 PM. Census count at 3:30 PM. Dinner was served after the count. Dinner menu: Chicken breast, pasta with marinara sauce, mixed vegetable, bread and water. Back to the library to complete my class report on Infectious Disease and my Spanish Lessons. ACE Class Real Estate 6:30 -7:00 PM. Census count at 7:00 PM. Census count at 8:00 PM. Finished my laundry ( Uniform) at 7:30 PM. Cleaned up at 9:00 PM. Final Census count at 9:30 PM. Went to bed at 10:00 PM.
Today was a good day: Doris is well and the swelling on her ankle has improved. Francis is taking care of the dogs. Walked 6 miles and split stretched. Completed two ACE Class reports. Attended ACE Class.

Pali Tripitaka: It is called Nirvana because of getting rid of craving.

Books Read: 26 Books, Book Reports: 26 Reports, Target: 150 Books.
ACE Classes: 43 Classes, ACE Class Reports: 38 Reports, Target: 100 Classes.
EBRR classes: 13 Classes, EBRR Class Reports: 13 Reports.
Miles Walked Today: 6 Miles, Cumulative Mileage: 1218 Miles, Target: 9000 Miles.

Henry John Templeton: He is a dangerous man; keep him in Oxford and he is partially muzzled; but send him elsewhere and he will run wild.