Journal Entry: Choon Yong-04/30/2024-99th Days Closing the Ring

Journal Entry

4/30/2024 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 78 degrees F. Started walking at 6:25 AM. Breakfast was served at 6:15 AM. Breakfast menu: cereal, brownie, an apple and water.

Plan for Today:

  1. Stretch.
  2. Call Doris.
  3. Check email from Doris.
  4. Email daily diary for 4/29/2024.
  5. Walk 6 miles.
  6. Split Stretch.
  7. Quotations.
  8. ACE Classes Stress and Your Body Part 2, 5-6 PM and US History 1898 – 1933, 6-6:30 PM.
  9. GED/ ESL Tutoring 12:00 – 2:30 PM.

It was a windy morning (manana vientosa), the stars and the moon were out in the sky (hay luna y estrella en cielo), it was cold (hace frio). The dawn sky (alba) was on full display with the analogous colors radiating (extenderse) out of the sun’s path: red (rojo), orange (naranja), yellow (amarillo), light blue, blue (azul) and dark blue sky (azul marino cielo). The rabbits were grazing on the fields (conejos pastoreo en el campos). As the sun rise (salida del sol) the golden sphere brightened (brillante) the sky and warm (calor) the air. The rabbits left the soccer field and continue to graze at the baseball field (conejos salir es campo futbol pastoreo en campo beisbol). Completed walking 6 miles at 8:00 AM, in 1 hour 13 minutes and 3 seconds (completo caminar seis milla son las ocho en uno hora, trece minutos tres segundos). Average walking times were (promedio tiempo caminar es): 12 minutes 3 seconds per mile or 2 minutes and 1 second per lap (dose minutos tres segundos por milla o dos minutos y una segundo per vuelta). The pace was fast (el paso es rapido) and i worked up a sweat (sudar). Stretched (estirir) and split stretched at the basketball court in the sunshine (luz del sol) until 8:20 AM (son las ocho veinte). Cleaned the computer room (limpiar cuartido computador). Had a nutty bar, celery and an apple for snacks (Comer una nutty bar, apio, uno manzana). Showered and changed to BOP uniform at 9:20 AM (ducharse vestirse a ropa BOP son las nueve veinte). Checked email from Doris ( verificar correo electronico de Doris): Doris is well and rested (Doris es muy bien y descanso). She walked 7894 steps, 16.3 inches step length and symmetry was 76% (ella caminar 7894 paso, 15.6 pulgadas paso largo, 78 por ciento simetria). yesterday was the 99th consecutive days she closed the ring on her iPhone (Ayer fue a nueventa nueve consecutivo dias ella cerrar corteza en iPhone). She is visiting on 5/10/24 ( ella es visitar te en 5/10/24). It was windy in Pinole (es muy viente en Pinole) but she will walk outside (pero ella caminar afuera). She will stay in the house to work on he inventory (ella quedarse en casa hacer inventorio). Lunch was served at 10:15 AM (almuerzo servir san las dies quince). Luncheon menu (almuerzo menu): fried chicken sandwich (pollo frier bocadillo), rice (arroz), beans (frijol), salad (ensalada), Jell-O(jalea) and water Agua). Talked to Doris at 10:30 AM (hablar con Doris son las diez trienta): Doris is well and rested (Ella es muy bien y descano). The weather is nice an she walked outside: let the dogs out, enjoyed the tomato plants and the weather (hace bien esta soleda, ellas esta caminar afuera, dejar perros, gozar planta tomate y clima bien). Diana is going to the doctor. I will be busy with my ACE Classes, GED/ ESL tutoring and hemming pants today (hoy yo muy ocupado con ACE Clase, ensenar GED / ESL Y encerrar pantalones). She will visit me on 5/10/24 (ella es visitar te en 5/10/24). She will work on her mother’s days design for her T shirt (ella hacer disenar madre dias camisa). Took a short nap (echarse una siesta). Went to the library to work on my Spanish lessons and GED/ESL Tutoring ( yo voy a bibloteca hacer mi Espanol y ensenar GED/ESL). GED?ESL tutoring 12:00 – 2:30 PM. Students are learning Algebra well (estudiante entiende Algebra bien). Census count at 3:30 PM (Contar Censo son las tres trienta). Dinner was served after the count. Dinner menu: Casserole, green beans (frijol verde), rice (arroz), bread (pan) and water (agua). ACE Classes – Stress And Your Body Part 2, 5-6 PM (Hosting) and US History 1898 – 1933, 6-6:30 PM. Census count at 7:00 PM. Census count at 8:00 PM. Cleaned up at 9:00 PM. Final Census count at 9:30 PM (final contar censo son las nueve trienta). Went to bed at 10:00 PM (acostarme son las Diez Noche).

Today was a good day: Doris is well and rested. She walked 7894 Steps, 16.3 Inches step length and symmetry was 76%. yesterday was the 99th consecutive days she closed the ring on her iPhone. Walked 6 miles and split stretched. Attended and hosted ACE classes. Good GED/ ESL Tutoring classes.

Artur Schnabel: The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes – ah, that is where the art resides!

Books Read: 32 Books, Books Reports: 32 Reports, Target: 150 Books.
EBRR Classes: 15 Classes, EBRR Class Reports: 13 Reports.
ACE Classes: 64 Classes, ACE Class Reports: 56 Reports, Target: 100 Classes.
Miles Walked Today: 6 Miles, Cumulative Mileage: 1848 Miles, Target: 9000 Miles.

Arthur Schopenhauer: Wealth is like sea water: the more we have, the thirstier we become, and the same is true of fame.