1. Had a dream I bought Newman-O's for my writing group, so I bought Newman-O's for my writing group.
2. Lovely people writing about (a) a white leather jacket; (b) a horse falling asleep with its head in your hand; (c) the strange ubiquity of the king of Sweden.
3. My friend Manders on the phone. The strangest things make us laugh.
4. "Orbit the earth watching tv" until it all blows over.
5. If I had stayed on the F train, I would have gotten to Roosevelt Island. What's it like there, anyway?
6. Brick oven pizza, a glass of red wine, arugula salad with shaved parmesan. The way the sky looked in that back garden in Brooklyn.
7. "Puff the Magic Dragon" in sudden hushed, professional-sounding harmony from the next table. Sung by four adults to one small girl so bashfully pleased she couldn't move even her eyes.
8. Working with negativity, Pema-style.
9. Poet-brothers. Brother-brother.
10. If I don't oversleep on Monday, I'll be on my way to Nova! Scotia!