Journal Entry: Choon Yong-12/26/2023-Foggy Boxing Day

Journal Entry

12/26/2023 Tuesday daily diary from Atwater Camp.
Woke up at %;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 57 degrees F. Started walking at 6:30 AM. Breakfast was served at 6:20 AM. Breakfast menu: Cereal, muffin, an apple and water.

Plan for Today:

  1. Stretch.
  2. Call Doris.
  3. Check Email from Doris.
  4. Email daily diary for 12/25/2023.
  5. Walk 6 Miles.
  6. Split Stretch.
  7. Quotations.
  8. ACE Classes: Nutrition Class – 5-6 PM (Hosting) and Western History 6-6:30 PM.
  9. GED/ ESL Tutoring 12-2:30 PM.

Completed 6 miles walk in 1 hour 16 minutes and 6 seconds at 8:00 AM. Average walking times were: 12 minutes and 8 seconds per mile (milla) or 49 seconds per lap (vuelta). The morning walk started out dark, cool in the 40’s and overcast sky. The dawn sky was filled with dense clouds. It changed form dark grey to a lighter shade of grey as the morning progressed. For s brief moment the sun was visible amid the cloud in horizon, it was big and red sphere was quickly shielded by the clouds. Stretched and split stretched at the basketball court until 8:40 AM. Cleaned the computer room. Found out that the chairs were confiscated by the CO because the left the chairs in the phone banks instead of returning them back to the computer room. Had a muffin, some chips and celery for snacks. Showered at 9:10 AM and changed to BOP uniform. Lunch was served at 10:10 AM. Luncheon menu: chicken sandwich, pasta, spinach, a banana and hot water. Talked to Doris at 10:30 AM: Doris and Patches are well. the weather is cold and windy. They will probably stay home and keep warm. They talked to Geok, Miriam was home and they are having a dinner cruise for X’Mas. The dogs are well. I told them I will do some sewing, GED/ ESL tutoring and Hosting and attending ACE Classes.
Went to sewing room to repair some uniforms. GED / ESL tutoring 12:00 – 2:30 PM. Checked and replied to Doris email. Took a short nap. Census count at 3:30 PM. Dinner was served after the count. Dinner menu: pull pork sandwich, pasta, spinach, bread and hot water. ACE Classes – Nutrition Made Clear Part 1. 5-6 PM (Hosting) and Western History 6-6:30 PM. Worked on my Spanish lessons in between classes. 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 and Patches are well. The dogs are well. Walked 6 miles and split stretched. Attended and hosted ACE Classes. GED / ESL Tutoring.

Thomas Nashe: Beauty is but a flower which wrinkles will devour.

Books Read: 25 Books, Book Reports: 25 Reports, Target: 150 Books.
ACE Classes: 41 Classes, ACE Class Reports: 32 Reports, Target: 100 Classes.
EBRR Classes: 13 Classes, EBRR Class Reports: 13 Reports.
Miles Walked Today: 6 Miles, Cumulative Mileage Walked: 1104 Miles, Target: 9000 Miles.

Ogden Nash: Any Kidde in school can love like a fool, but hating, my boy, is an art.