2:24 p.m. Borders in DeKalb. …
M was filling out a questionnaire this morning. Here’s some things she wrote: (Paul Simon greatest hits on speakers)(she volunteered this sheet for me to look at, and she told me these answers, too)
Describe your spouse’s personality: introverted, fun-loving, talkative one-on-one, honest, intellectually inquisitive, thoughtful
What do you like most about your spouse? Incredibly supportive, calm and stable, funny, tolerant, ability to communicate
What do you like least about your spouse? Critical of others (not usually me), messy
… Other questions on this questionnaire—useful for character sketches? Name, address, phone, age, occupation, sex, date of birth, place of birth, religion, height, weight, does your weight fluctuate, if so by how much
Marital status: single, engaged, married, separated, divorced, widowed, living with someone, __ remarried: how many times?
With whom do you life?
What work are you doing now? Does your work satisfy you? Jobs in the past?
[From journal of Thurs., 2 August 2007, Journal 88, page 53]