Journal Entry: Choon Yong-03/21/2024-59th days closing Ring

Journal Entry

3/21/2024 Thursday 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 74 degrees F. Started walking at 6:20 AM. Breakfast was served at 6:30 AM. Breakfast menu: Cereal, muffin, banana and water.

Plan for today:

  1. Stretch.
  2. Call Doris.
  3. Check email from Doris.
  4. Email daily diary for 3/20/2024.
  5. Walk 6 miles.
  6. Split Stretch.
  7. Quotations.
  8. ACE Classes – Dark Matter, Dark Energy 5-6 PM (Hosting) and Culinary Class 6-6:30 PM.
  9. GED/ ESL Tutoring 12:00 – 2:30 PM.

The morning started out dark but cool, in the 50’s but a little windy. The dawn sky emerged with analogous colors: red, orange, yellow, light green, lite blue, blue and dark blue radiating out from the path of the sun. The rabbits were grazing on the field while Labrona was grazing by the basketball court. As the morning progressed, the analogous colors grew brighter and eventually to pastel colors, a beautiful display of colors. As the sun emerged over the Sierras, it illuminated the sparse cirrus clouds turning it to peach color with golden edges. The golden sphere lit up the sky and warmed the air. The rabbits left the field while Labrona’s juvenile rabbits joined her at the basketball court. Completed walking 6 miles at 8:00 AM, in 1 hour 13 minutes. Average walking times were: 12 minutes and 12 seconds per mile (milla) or 2 minutes and 6 seconds per lap (vuelta). Stretched and split stretched at the basketball court until 8:30 AM. Cleaned the computer room. Tried logging into the email but system was down. Had some donuts, nutty bar and a banana for snacks. Showered at 9:10 AM and changed to BOP uniform. Checked email from Doris at 9:50 AM: Doris is well and her cough and cold is getting better. She slept well after walking 9137 Steps, 15.7 Inches Step length and symmetry was 85%. That was the 59th consecutive days she closed the ring. Francis is leaving for Alaska today. The weather is still cold and she will walk indoors today. Lunch was served at 10:20 AM. Luncheon Menu: Baked chicken, sweet potatoes, green beans, chocolate pudding and water. Went to sewing room: exchanged pants and shirts for Gilbert, exchanged 2X jacket for Bravo, repaired pants and repaired shirts. Talked to Doris at 11:20 AM: Doris is well, her cold and cough is getting better. She slept well last night after walking 9137 steps, 15.7 Inches step length and symmetry was 85%. Yesterday was the 59th consecutive days she closed the ring on her iPhone. She fell asleep while watching the GSW / Memphis game, she will watch the replay after dinner tonight. The dogs are well and they are lazing on the couch. Diana’s son had a stroke and could not travel to see her. She will have to go see him. So their plans for Home Depot to buy plants will probably be on hold. Francis will leave tonight for Hawaii. I told Doris, we have a visit by the regional office today, so there are lots of activities like cleaning up the camp. I told her I will be busy Hosting and attending ACE Classes, GED/ESL tutoring and some sewing and repairs. She will work on her inventory for spring and do her walking indoors and close the ring. I told her I will call her tonight. GED/ ESL tutoring 12:00 – 2:30 PM. A new self-surrender inmate showed up at the camp, and I processed him. Census count at 3:30 PM. Dinner was served after the count. Dinner menu: fajita chicken, beans, corn, rice and water. Washed my laundry. ACE Classes – Dark Matter, Dark Energy 5-6 PM ( Hosting), and Culinary Class 6-6:30 PM. Finished my laundry at 7:00 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, her cough and cold are getting better. She slept well after walking 9137 steps, step length was 15.7 inches, symmetry was 85%. Yesterday was the 59th consecutive days she closed the ring on her iPhone. Walked 6 miles and split stretched. Hosted and attended ACE Classes. GED/ ESL Tutoring went well.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: We face the arduous days that lie before us in the warm courage of national unity.

Books Read: 29 Books, Book Reports: 29 reports, Target: 150 Books.
ACE Classes: 57 Classes, ACE Class Reports: 45 Reports, Target: 100 Classes.
EBRR Classes: 13 Classes, EBRR Class Reports: 13 Reports.
Miles Walked Today: 6 Miles, Cumulative Mileage: 1608 Miles, Target: 9000 Miles.

Theodore Roosevelt: I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignorable ease, but the doctrine of strenuous life.