Journal Entry: Choon Yong-09/19/2023-Finished Hemming Pants

Journal Entry

9/19/2023 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 channel, high temperature for today is 84 degrees F. Started walking at 6:00 AM. Breakfast was served at 6:05 AM. Breakfast menu: Cereal, muffin and apple.

Plan for today:

  1. Stretch.
  2. Call Doris.
  3. Email daily diary for 9/18/2023.
  4. Walk 6 Miles.
  5. Quotations.
  6. ACE Classes – Psychology 4-4:30 PM, Religious History 5-5:30 PM and 12 Essential Scientific Concepts 6-6:30 PM.
  7. Walk with EASE 7-8 PM.

Completed first three miles in 38 minutes 39 seconds. Final three miles in 35 minutes and 39 seconds. First three miles averaged 2 minutes 10 seconds per lap or 12 minutes 59 seconds per mile. Final three miles 1 minutes 59 seconds per lap or 11 minutes 58 seconds per mile. Pretty good pace. The morning walk as usual is my most enjoyable time. I get to do the things I enjoy, walking. The cool, clear, clean, crisp morning is what I enjoy most. The sun rise and beautiful sky, just top it off. Finished walking at 7:45 AM. Stretched until 8:10 AM. Dried up and changed my T shirt. Jon came by to pick up some of the hemmed pants. I had a nutty bar and a couple of donuts as my reward. Ricky left a banana for me. Received the post card from Patches and Siew Eng and family. They also returned my envelope with Doris’s pictures. I forgot to type the PO Box on my return address. I will have to retype and resend the pictures. Showered at 8:50 AM. Went to library to type the envelopes for pictures to Doris. Dropped the pictures into the mail box, Doris should receive it maybe this weekend. Went to sewing room to start hemming pants at 9:00 AM. 10:00 AM lunch was served. Luncheon included: Rice, chicken sandwich, beans and banana. Talked to Doris at 10:30 AM: Doris is well and she started the van this morning. Kein , Diana and Doris will drive the van for about 40 mile before they can smog it on Wednesday. The dogs are okay. She read my daily dairy and my warehouse safety class report.
Back to sewing room at 11:00 AM to hem more pants. Finished hemming 5 dozens for pants for the penitentiary. Sized some used green uniforms mark them and put it away. Cleaned up the sewing room. Dinner was served at 3:00 PM. Dinner menu: Hot sausage, mashed potatoes and hot dog bun. Washed my laundry at 3:20 PM. Census count at 3:30 PM. ACE Classes – Psychology 4-4:30 PM, Religious History 5-5:30 PM and 12 essential Scientific Concepts 6-6:30 PM. Walk with EASE 7-8 PM. We had a Biology Final examination and I passed it. Finished my laundry at 6:00 PM. Census count at 7:50 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.
Jaina Sutras: There are five causes which render wholesome discipline impossible: egoism, delusion, carelessness, illness and idleness.

Books Read: 17 Books, Book Reports: 17 Reports, Target: 150 Books.
ACE Classes: 23 Classes, ACE Class Report: 14 Reports, Target: 100 Classes.
EBRR Classes: 10 Classes, EBRR Class Report: 5 Reports.
Miles Walked Today: 6 Miles, Cumulative Mileage: 542 Miles, Target: 9000 Miles.

William James: There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision.