Journal Entry: Choon Yong-11/12/2023-Hemming and Cutting Pants

Journal Entry

11/12/2023 Sunday 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 is 75 degrees F. Started walking at 6:30 AM. Breakfast was served at 6:20 AM. Breakfast menu: Grits, bread, jelly, punch and an apple.

Plan for today:

  1. Stretch.
  2. Call Doris.
  3. Check email from Doris.
  4. Email daily diary for 11/11/2023.
  5. Walk 6 miles.
  6. Split Stretch.
  7. Yoga.
  8. ACE Classes – Customs of the world 5-5:30 PM and Psychology of incarceration 6-6:30 PM.

Completed the first four miles in 51 minutes and 13 seconds. Final two miles was completed in 23 minutes and 28 seconds, finished 6 miles walk at 8:00 AM. Average walk times were; first four miles 12 minutes 15 seconds per mile (milla) or 2 minutes 4 seconds per lap (vuelta). The final two miles, average times were 11 minutes 44 seconds per mile or 1 minute 58 seconds per lap. Walking times were good today especially the last two miles as I was sweating. The morning walk started out with the beautiful dawn sky, the air was cool but comfortable, my legs felt good thus I was able to walk faster. Stretched at the basketball court in the sunlight. Did my split stretch and rolled my legs with a foam core roller. The roller helps relieve my sore muscles. Practiced Yoga after the stretches. The Yoga session was relaxing, finished with the corpse pose and opened my eyes to the bright blue sky. back to the unit at 9:40 AM. Had some donuts, and apple, banana and some crackers for snacks. Census count at 10:00 AM. Lunch was served after the count. Luncheon menu: scrambled eggs, fries, biscuits with gravy, banana and punch. Went to the sewing room at 10:35 AM. Talked to Doris at 11:20 AM: Doris is well but her Bursitis is starting to act up. She has to cut back on her walking. Several of the Yong clans called Doris to remind her to pick Patches up from the airport tomorrow. Kein dropped by the house to fix the water leak in the yard, got a bag of Persimmons and Doris gave him a bottle of Wine for Thanksgiving. Diana already has her bottle of wine for Thanksgiving. I told her we will be busy working in the sewing room. Went to the sewing room to start hemming and cutting Khaki pants. Completed hemming 20 dozens of pants and cut another 22 dozens of pants. Only 6 dozen pants needs to be cut for hemming. Back to the unit at 3:20 PM. Census count at 3:30 PM. Dinner was served after the count. Dinner menu: Turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, bread, carrots and punch. Took my shower at 4:00 PM. Ace Classes – Customs of the world 5-5:30 PM, and Psychology of Incarceration 6-6:30 PM. Worked on my ACE Class report between classes. 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. Went to bed at 10:00 PM.
Today was a good day: Doris is well and she walked 5100 steps. She will pick Patches up from the airport tomorrow morning. Walked 6 miles, split stretched and practiced Yoga. Kein fixed the leak in the back yard. Hemmed and cut lots of pants. Completed Ace Class Report – Addiction.

Lao Tzu: Hw who knows does not speak… He who speaks does not know.

Books Read: 23 Books, Book Reports: 23 Reports, Target: 150 Books.
ACE Classes: 30 Classes, ACE Class Report: 26 Reports, Target: 100 Classes.
EBRR Classes: 13 Classes, EBRR Class Reports: 10 Reports.
Miles Walked Today: 6 Miles, Cumulative Mileage: 848 Miles, Target: 9000 Miles.

Duc De La Rochefoucauld: Every one complains of his memory, and no one complains of his judge