Table of Contents

WHAT I REMEMBER ABOUT MY LIFE

by David Frank Phillips II

Title Page and Dedication

Table of Contents

Table of Supplements

Maps, showing places mentioned in the text

  1. Manhattan
  2. Columbia University
  3. Philadelphia
  4. San Francisco
  5. Washington
  6. Truro
  7. Provincetown

Preface

Author’s Note

Colophon

War Baby (1944-1945)
My Family
Early Childhood (1945-1955)
  1. Apartment 6-C
  2. What I Remember from the 1940s
  3. My World on Fifth Avenue
  4. Playthings
  5. Domestic Sidelights
Later Childhood (1955-1960)
  1. 112 East 70th Street
  2. Youthful Interests
  3. Happy or Sad?
School
  1. Early Schools
  2. Collegiate
Books
  1. Introduction
  2. Childhood
  3. Adolescence
  4. College
  5. Maturity
Geography, Maps and Boundaries
Heraldry
  1. Heraldry and me
  2. Heraldic pleasures
    1. Unmediated pleasures
    2. Cognitive pleasures
    3. The heraldic vision
    4. Image and archetype
    5. Artistic tension
    6. Elements of excellence
  3. My arms and flag
Family power relationships
Prisoner (1960-1961)
Walden (1961-1963)
The Phillips Millions
Columbia College (1963-1968)
  1. Freshman Year
  2. Sophomore and Junior Years
  3. Interregnum
  4. Senior Year
  5. Vignettes and reflections
Vietnam, the Draft and the Columbia Strike
  1. The War in Vietnam
  2. The Draft
  3. The National Conference for New Politics
  4. The Columbia Strike
Politics
Law School (1968-1971)
Me and the Law (Part One)
  1. Kennedy & Rhine
  2. First retirement
  3. Re-entry
San Francisco I (1971-1973)
Drugs
  1. Sugar
  2. Tobacco
  3. Alcohol
  4. Amphetamines
  5. Cannabis
  6. Psychedelics
  7. Cocaine, opiates and other delicacies
Religion
  1. Background
  2. Instant Episcopalian
  3. Hit by the Meatball
  4. Israel
  5. Buddhism
  6. Hindu
  7. Ganesh Bhakta
  8. Where I Am Now
The Leariad
  1. Leary in My Life
  2. The Eight-Level Theory of Consciousness
Libraries and Library School (1973-1974)
  1. Libraries
  2. Library School
Washington (1974-1975)
Asian Interlude (1975-1976)
  1. Prelude
  2. Okinawa
  3. Taiwan
  4. Escape
San Francisco II (1976-1982)
  • Document 23-1: San Francisco State University transcript
Librarian
  1. Washington
  2. San Francisco
    • Document 24-1: Library budget memo
    • Document 24-2: Plan of the Farella library
    • Document 24-3: Memorandum: “What I do as librarian”
    • Document 24-4: Poem by a lawyer
Cape Cod (1982-1988)
  1. Background
  2. Washed ashore
  3. Leaving the Cape
    • Document 25-1: Boundaries of the Truro property
    • Document 25-2: Floor plan and pictures of the Truro property
    • Document 25-3: Letter re preparing Truro house for sale
    • Document 25-4: Sales brochure for the Truro house
    • Document 25-5: Pamet backgammon
    • Document 25-6: Paintings of Truro and Provincetown
    • Document 25-7: Interiors of the Big House at Truro
My Broadcasting Career
  1. Radio
  2. Television
    • Document 26-1: Typical playlist, Lower Cape Concert Hall
    • Document 26-2: Proposal for Show & Tell with David Phillips
    • Document 26-3: List of Show and Tell episodes
    • Document 26-4: Equipment for shooting outside the studio
    • Document 26-5: Plaque from Channel 8
    • Document 26-6: Staff picture, WOMR-FM
San Francisco III (1988-2010)
  1. Events
  2. Slices of Life
    • Document 27A-1: Order of the Compassionate Heart
    • Document 27A-2: List of jazz performers
Me and the Law (Part Two)
  1. Capital cases
  2. Research and writing
  3. Litigation writing
  4. Practice development writing
  5. How I worked
  6. Vignettes
  7. Discontented and conflicted
  8. Discontented
  9. Conflicted
  10. Second retirement
  11. Golden Gate University
    • Document 27B-1: West Key Number System
    • Document 27B-2: E-mail explaining my work arrangement
    • Document 27B-3: E-mail to Peter Miller on attitude toward work
    • Document 27B-4: Law school faculty adjunct appointment
Home
  1. My house
  2. My neighborhood
  3. San Francisco
    • Document 27C-1: Views of my house and street (1989)
    • Document 27C-2: Plat of my block, showing my property
    • Document 27C-3: Floor plan of my house
    • Document 27C-4: Deed to my house
    • Document 27C-5: Views of San Francisco
Notebooks
Collecting
  1. Stamps
  2. Other collections
  3. How to collect
Travels
  1. Early travels in America
  2. The County Project
  3. Later travels in America
  4. Europe
  5. India
  6. Other places
  7. Cities
  8. How I travel
    • Document 30-1: Countries visited
    • Document 30-2: The County Project
    • Document 30-4: Letter describing 1973 cross-country trip
    • Document 30-4: ”How not to get sick in the Third World”
    • Document 30-5: E-mails from India
    • Document 30-6: E-mails from New York
Culture and Taste
  1. Books
  2. Theatre
  3. Film
  4. Music
  5. Broadcasting
  6. Newspapers
  7. Painting
  8. Decorative Arts
  9. Architecture
  10. Comics
  11. Clothes
  12. Food
  13. Cars
  14. Tattoos and piercings
  15. Ceremonial
Friends
Love
Health
  • Document 34-1: Serious Listeners
Summing Up
  1. Regrets
  2. Satisfactions
  3. The present and the future