Journal Entry: Choon Yong-08/03/2023

Journal Entry

8/3/2023 Thursday Daily Diary from Atwater Camp.
Woke up today at 5:00 AM. Made up my bed, cleaned up, changed to BOP uniform, and made a cup of coffee. Stretched, drank my coffee, and watch the local news and weather channel, high temperature for today is 89 degrees F. Started the first load of laundry at 5:15 AM. Started walking at 5:55 AM. Breakfast was served at 6:10 AM. Breakfast menu: Oatmeal, Roll, Apple, milk, and punch. Finished walking 6 miles at 7:50 AM. Beautiful morning, the sun was rising on the horizon and enjoyed a very peaceful moment during my walk.
Plan for today:

  1. Stretch.
  2. Call Doris.
  3. Email daily diary for 8/2/2023.
  4. Walk 6 miles.
  5. Read.
  6. Yoga.
  7. Quotations.
  8. ACE classes: Philosophy of Emotions 4-4:30 PM, Sociology 5-5:30 PM, and How your body functions 6-6:30 PM.
  9. Inmate laundry and blanket exchange.

10:30 AM lunch was served. Luncheon menu: baked chicken, green beans, muffins, and punch. Received EBRR course books for ServSafe Food Handler and ServSafe Manager from Mrs. Hubbard at 10:15 AM. ServSafe Food Handler test is on August 24, 2023, at 11:15 AM. ServSafe Manager will start on 8/15/2023, every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30 – 8:30 AM until 9/12/2023. The final exam is on 9/12/2023 at 7:30 AM. The inmate’s laundry duties were completed at 12:00 PM. Started washing blankets and sheets, we do that once a month for each inmate. Practiced Yoga from 11:30-1:00 PM in the Laundry room. Talked to Doris at 1:15 PM: Doris had a bad asthma attack last night and Diana had to take her to the emergency room for treatment. Diana, Kain, and Doris went to China Kitchen for a luncheon yesterday. Kain has sent in the visitation request to Counselor Reyes for approval. Doris’s next appointment with Dr. Jasmine Lee is on 8/28/2023.
Dinner was served at 3:00 PM. Dinner menu: Chicken fried rice, carrots, bread, and punch. Exchanged a pair of pants and a shirt for Nick. ACE classes – Philosophy of Emotions 4-4:30 PM, Sociology – 5-5:30 PM, and How the body functions 6-6:30 PM. Read at the library in between classes from 4:30 – 7:30 PM. Completed washing blankets and sheets at 8:00 PM. Exchanged a pair of Pants for Ruelas Silvestri. Census count 8:15 PM. Cleaned up. Census Count at 8:45 PM. Final Census count at 9:30 PM. Went to bed at 10:00 PM.
Today was a good day but worrisome: Doris had an asthma attack and is under control. Walked 6 miles. Practiced my Yoga. ACE classes. Lots of laundries today.

TS Eliot: Immature poets imitate, mature poets steal.

Books Read: 10, Book Reports: 10, Target: 150 books.
ACE classes: 19 classes, Target: 100 Classes.
EBRR Classes: 4, Video Classes: 2.
Miles walked today: 6 Miles, Cumulative mileage: 271 Miles, Target: 9000 Miles.

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.