July 2003

J.D. in Slumberland

27 July 2003

In which I read Little Nemo in Slumberland, a comic strip from the early 1900s, and it gives me nightmares.

In which I describe, in words and photographs, the common weeds around my home.

Famous First Lines

12 July 2003

In which I devise a contest for the readers of this weblog: identify the books from which I’ve drawn these opening lines.

In which reading Proust causes me to meditate on the things for which I have no names.


09 July 2003

In which I continue to recover from knee surgery. In which I begin to read Proust.

Independence Day

04 July 2003

In which I remember the end of my father’s life.