Journal Entry: Choon Yong-02/06/2024-Hemmed 18 dozens of pants

Journal Entry

2/6/2024 Tuesday daily diary from Atwater Camp.
Woke up at 5:30 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 54 Degree F. Started walking at 6:20 AM. Breakfast was served at 6:20 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 2/5/2024.
  5. Walk 6 miles.
  6. Split Stretch.
  7. Quotations.
  8. ACE Classes – Nutrition Made Clear. 5-6 PM (Hosting) and US History 20th Century 6-6:30 PM.
  9. GED /ESL Tutoring 12:00 – 2:30 PM.

The morning walk started out dark, overcast, light drizzle and cool in the high 40’s. The air was clean and fresh after the rain. Thick stratus cumulus clouds in the sky. The sun and the moon were no where in sight. The dawn sky started dark dense gray and grew lighter as the morning progressed. Completed walking 6 miles at 8:00 AM in 1 hour 16 minutes and 19 seconds. Average walking times were: 12 minutes and 10 seconds per mile (milla) or 49 seconds per lap (Vuelta). Stretched at the training room until 8:30 AM. Cleaned the computer room. Checked email from Doris: Doris is well. The weather is clearing up in the Bay Area. Yesterday, she walked 6732 steps with Step length of 20.2 Inches and symmetry was down to 62%. I congratulated her for her progress and encourage her to keep it up. She asked me to recruit some help to hem the pants. I told her I will try to get some help. She will walk in the house and work on her inventory. I will be busy trimming and hemming pants, ACE Classes and GED/ESL tutoring. Had a nutty bar, mixed snacks and celery for snacks. Went to sewing room to show Liao Zhiting hoe to hem pants, organize pants by sizes and length. Also showed Saetern how to trim pants to the proper length. lunch was served at 10:10 AM. Luncheon menu: chicken sandwich, salad, beans, banana and water. Continued trimming and hemming pants after lunch. Helped commissary unload merchandise for the store. GED/ ESL tutoring 12:00 – 2:30 PM. talked to Doris at 1:00 PM: Doris is well and she was at the hair dresser to get her hair done. She had to change her appointment from Wednesday because of conflict with Diana’s appointment. She was a little tired because she did not have a good rest last night/ I commented on her walking yesterday where she had 6732 Steps, Step length of 20.2 Inches and symmetry was down to 62%. She did not know how she was able to do that but she did. I told her she was walking better and will continue to improve. I encouraged her to keep up with her efforts. I told her I recruited a couple of new inmates to join Prison Professor. It is a good program for inmates who would like to improve themselves. She asked if anyone is helping me to trim and hem the pants. I told her I recruited Liao Zhiting to help me. I told her I was in the middle of GED/ESL tutoring an had to get back to it. back to the GED/ ESL tutoring class. The classes went well, several; students were able to catch on to the topics. Went to sewing room to trim and hem pants. back to the unit at 3:20 PM. Census count at 3:30 PM. Dinner was served after the count. Dinner menu: hot dogs, corn, chips and water. Went to sewing room to trim and hem pants. ACE Classes Nutrition Made Clear 5-6 PM (Hosting) and US History 20th Century 6-6:30 PM. Census count at 7:30 PM. Census count at 8:30 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 had her hair done today. She walked 6732 Steps, step length 20.2 Inches and symmetry was down to 62%. Finished hemming about 18 dozens of pants for the Penitentiary. Walked 6 miles and stretched. Attended and Hosted ACE Classes. Good GED/ESL tutoring classes.

Plato: God is always doing geometry.

Books Read: 26 Books, Book Reports: 26 Reports, Target: 150 Books.
ACE Classes: 44 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: 1343 Miles, Target: 9000 Miles.

William Plomer: On a sofa upholstered in panther skin Mona dis research in original sin.