jam every "other" day, i laugh

one of C.G.Jung's favorite quotes on synchronicity was from "Through the looking-glass" by Lewis Carroll,
in which the White Queen says to Alice: "it's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards."

. . . "i'm sure i'll take you with pleasure!" the Queen said. "two pence a week, and jam every other day."
Alice couldn't help laughing, as she said, "i don't want you to hire me - and i don't care for jam.
"it's very good jam," said the Queen.
"well, i don't want any to-day, at any rate."

"you couldn't have it if you did want it," the Queen said. "the rule is, jam to-morrow and jam yesterday -
but never jam to-day."

"it must come sometimes to jam to-day," Alice objected.
"no, it can't," said the Queen. "it's jam every other day. to-day isn't any other day, you know."
"i don't understand you," said Alice. "it's dreadfully confusing!"
"that's the effect of living backwards," the Queen said kindly, "it always makes one a little giddy at first - "

"living backwards!" Alice repeated in great astonishment. "i never heard of such a thing!"
" - but there's one great advantage in it, that one's memory works both ways."
"i'm sure mine only works one way," Alice remarked. "i can't remember things before they happen."

"it's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards," the Queen remarked. . . .

"Become silent" by Nykolay Dubovsky, 1890

 wondrous cloud formation over Denver International, april 2012
witnessed a few months earlier, before stumbling upon Dubrovsky's painting
of similar [maybe even the same?] sky patterns hundred years earlier

then which would come first on my timeline, in my own realm 
                                                          never mind the [real] time?

                                                          do you believe in synchronicity?

                                                          (often i do)

"synchronicity is an ever present reality for those who have the eyes to see." - C.G.Jung

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