His topic headings were:
- Rites and Ceremonies
- Discoveries and Revelations
Discoveries and Revelations are those things which may be common, but which you notice or realize for the first time - like parents and kids belonging to totally separate races, or that old people were never young.
The entire book consists of events Douglas enters faithfully onto his pad.
Thinking back on your own life, what items would you have placed in these columns? Could you keep your nickle pad today, and continue to record entries?