Monthly Archives: December 2015

getting lost

It’s a recurring dream I’ve been having a lot lately. In my waking life, I commuted to downtown Boston for ten years, but after eight years of working in the suburbs, a return trip is fraught with peril. The side … Continue reading

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two dream fragments

Occasionally I’ll remember only a fragment or two from my dreams, which I suppose is better than forgetting them entirely. A few nights ago I dreamed that I had forgotten to close the rear hatchback door of my wife’s car … Continue reading

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dream sequence – part 39

I continue to have vivid dreams every night — and I continue to forget them immediately upon waking up. One recent exception took place Wednesday morning. It was a throwback to when I worked for a government contractor back in the late … Continue reading

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future to the back – 3 months later

I had my 12-week follow-up visit with the back surgeon today, and he was very happy with my progress. I am too, notwithstanding some soreness and stiffness I’ve been experiencing for the last week or two. I’m told it’s par … Continue reading

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lost dreams

I’ve had some interesting dreams lately, mostly in the pre-dawn hours, when the previous day’s exhaustion has faded but the new day’s challenges have begun to drive a wedge between the conscious and the semi-conscious. It’s a volatile time in terms … Continue reading

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you’re only as old as you feel

I suppose the expression “you’re only as old as you feel” should make most people feel better. But what if “objects in the mirror are even wearier than they appear”? I have an explanation. I call it “virtual age”. On any … Continue reading

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