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September 11, 2005

dreams

I really do have a frightening subconscious mind.

I dream vividly, and most of what I dream is very weird shit. I dream about being back at work, but I'm not wearing any shoes. I dream about Jennifer laughing at me while she's fucking someone else. I dream about being stuck in a high place with no way to get down.

I dream about being able to fly, too. I LIKE those dreams, because all I have to do is WISH myself into the air, and there I go, just like a bird. I dream about my father a lot, too.

But I also dream about clogged toilets and crap running all over the floor. I dream about monsters and horrible things coming after me and every gun I try to use just drops a bullet from the barrel. I try to run, but it's like I'm swimming through syrup.

I sometimes wake up in a cold sweat. Does that ever happen to YOU?

Good. It doesn't to me, either. I just made this stuff up.

Comments

All my dreams are about flying or being chased by someone that never gets tired.

Posted by: DaveJ on September 11, 2005 09:05 AM

Not the other stuff, but "a high place with no way to get down" - yeah - and I can't see who left me there.

Posted by: nybd on September 11, 2005 09:33 AM

I dream about work a lot lately. I'm really burnt out on it (29 years same place) and am
going to retire real soon. I've got some medical problems I want to fix first. But we just got a new little SOB supervisor and I do not know if I can take the BS. Never much dream about sex, must mean I get all I want.....ha!, ha!, ha!...yeah, right! One of the most profound dreams I ever had. Was that my scooter was stolen. But during the actual
dream I knew and said to myself that it is only a dream and my sweet baby was not gone!

Posted by: Captain Harley on September 11, 2005 09:51 AM

While my wife can recall her dreams in vivid detail
I seldom remembermore than isolated bits of my dreams. Does anybody else not remember their dreams?

Posted by: DaveA on September 11, 2005 10:07 AM

You GOTTA lay off the five alarm chicken wings and stuff tater skins ... they'll do it to y'a EVERY time [[Grin]]

Posted by: Axinar on September 11, 2005 11:41 AM

I did have a dream last night that my ass was a watermelon and Jessie Jackson was taking a bite right out of the middle of it.

Posted by: GUYK on September 11, 2005 12:27 PM

My dreams have always been colorful and weird-ass. Lately, as in the past few years, I've had recurring "leaking house or building" dreams. Walls are soggy and dripping, roofs are soaked, just all around watery mess.

I decided, after analyzing them for tumult, subconscious angst about blah, blah, blah that they were occurring because we do, indeed, have a frickin' leaking house.

Made it a lot easier to segue into the next dream about the flying heat vents.

Posted by: Kim on September 11, 2005 02:54 PM

OK Rob, you got me. I thought "What the hell is this with Rob? The Duke would never say such things.

Posted by: Ivan Ivanovich on September 11, 2005 05:07 PM

When I was a kid I dreamed about flying. Just floating up from the bed and going. I think I may actually have had out-of-body experiences, because everything was dead accurate. No distortions, weird objects/people, nothing. Just like I was in a helicopter. I loved it. One of the few things I remember about my childhood. The rest disappeared like smoke after my Dad died when I was 13. Like someone shut a book.But I remember that. It stopped probably by the time I was 7 or so. I wish I could do it again.

Posted by: Horrabin on September 11, 2005 05:40 PM

The last time I dreamt I was flying I crashed into a tree n woke up :(

Posted by: Misty on September 11, 2005 05:54 PM

Damn, Rob! You're normal after all!

Posted by: Elisson on September 11, 2005 07:00 PM

I've had a recurring dream since I was a child and still do occasionally; I'm being chased in a theatre by something malevolent and the theatre has red velvet walls and long, thick, dark velvet curtains that I'm running through. It's crazy vivid....
I do sometimes wake up in a cold sweat and it freaks me out every time...

Posted by: Lisa on September 11, 2005 07:54 PM

I got the no shoe dreams when I was going to school. Wierdest thing to dream about.

Posted by: Chris on September 11, 2005 08:26 PM

We were talking about flying dreams lately, broke it into a few types: big jumps, using the arms as "wings", and swimming through the air. What kind do you have?

Posted by: William on September 11, 2005 08:31 PM

"I dream about being able to fly, too. I LIKE those dreams, because all I have to do is WISH myself into the air, and there I go, just like a bird."
Yea, I used to get those all the time. (Past tense, dammit.) Indoors, outdoors, it was always the same: I was totally weightless - just pushed off with my toes and soared up...

Posted by: JohnW on September 11, 2005 09:00 PM

Mine were always just like the "Bionic Leap" that you see in the Hulk movie. JUST like that. It's as good as flying because I can feel the sinking in my tummy -- reminds me of roller coasters :)

Haven't had one in a while, though. Not since early teens, at least.

Posted by: LC Corey on September 12, 2005 08:52 AM

Rarely remember dreams these days, unless I wake up right in the middle of one.

Ever dream your partner is screwing around on you and wake up ready to smack him/her?

Had 3 recurring dreams as a child:

1. I could fly - just a matter of flapping my arms strongly and quickly enough (husband says he could take off by running down a hill). Those ARE the best dreams - I wanna come back as a hawk!

2. Going through an old creepy house - the floor always gives way and I fall - but don't recall ever landing.

3. Dreamed pirates had my mother on a ship and were going to kill her (holding knives to her neck and singing yo ho ho) - very scary when you're 5!

Posted by: Jane on September 12, 2005 11:30 AM

I have a reccurring dream that I am in a parking lot and can't remember where I parked my car. I will wake up in a haze and then try to go back to sleep so I can find it before I go to work.

Posted by: JPC on September 12, 2005 12:56 PM

If I dream, I usually never remember it. However, I had a really weird one about a week ago. I live out in the country and I am looking out my window and 2 big cougars are killing a huge bull calf - tearing him to threads. Now that is one weird dream - sure would like to know what it means. I am thankful that I usually don't recall my dreams.

Posted by: Anastasia on September 12, 2005 01:35 PM

Jane wrote:
"Ever dream your partner is screwing around on you and wake up ready to smack him/her?"

OH BIG TIME....I woke up once so mad I was shaking, he's lucky I didn't choke him in his sleep....very freaky

Posted by: Lisa on September 12, 2005 04:38 PM
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