Archives: September 1997

The Clothesline Dream

I had a bizarre dream in which I had strung a clothes line from the gables of the roof of the house I live in now, right outside the kitchen window. And of course, I had just done laundry and hung all of my very favorite clothes, when a really violent storm blew up, and

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Reoccurring Contact Lens Dreams

In high school I got my first pair of contact lenses. That was pretty unusual at the time; people didn’t wear them as much as they do now, and they were incredibly expensive. They also didn’t have disposable lenses; you had to clean them and care for them and hope they lasted for a year

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Reoccurring Dream: Mazes

Since I was young, I’ve had a reoccurring theme show up in my dreams: mazes. It’s usually a familiar building; in high school it was the library I worked in; in college it was the dorm, since then it’s been various apartment buildings and the places I worked. The building is familiar to me, but

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Quicksand Dream

The first of two recent dreams about death… In the dream, I went downstairs to the basement, which looking back now, I think was the basement on South East Fourth Street from my childhood. Growing in the center of the floor was a plant; a weed, I thought, like a tiny tree. I went over

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