12th June – My monosyllabic student had to write poetry for an assignment. I started, he followed and came up with several words at a time. Then he wrote a sequel.
13th June – My son who studies physics asked me which theory was more plausible: time travel backwards or the idea that the physical world is an illusion.
14th June – Woke at 2 am and still awake at 5. (This is not the unusual thing.) I was surprised, in passing the hours, to read in a novel a recount of a long and spooky dream, then to pick up a second novel and read a recount of a long and spooky dream.
15th June – Turned on the car radio this morning to Artsound FM and heard Django Reinhardt. Turned on the car radio this evening to Classic FM and heard Django Reinhardt.
16th June – Just after midnight, the dog across the street, who chases his tail all day and has never been outside his small yard, escaped and was free. Ironically, shortly after, his mistress was put in a paddy wagon and taken to the watchhouse for the night for refusing to cooperate with the police (who had left her gate open…).