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Trying to Please the Princess

  Waking from this dream, I said to myself, “Oh no—not her!”: I’m in a tall touring bus that’s parked in a movie studio lot. Way down on the pavement below, people walk here and there, moving with a sense … Continue reading

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Bad Critic, Good Critic

  Yes, I’ve become acquainted with the negative critic (see entry for January 19)… …I’ve also been introduced to the positive critic in a dream: I’m sitting in a garage that’s attached to a home.  Bright sunshine comes through the wide … Continue reading

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Surprise Inside

     What a surprise this dream gave me! However, the dream wasn’t so surprising at first glance: I’m working with a foreign film crew in a pleasant wooded area. I’m a “go-fer” and have been given the task of … Continue reading

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Can’t Live Without Her

  I can’t kill her… …because she’s part of me. In the dream… …I’ve arrived home from work.  This house looks new, fresh, modern.  I’m not sure what I should do, where I should go.  So… …I lay down on … Continue reading

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What Is She?

  The question shouldn’t be: who is she?  The question should be: what is she? In the dream… …I stand with a young woman on a party beach, watching a display of “sky writing”.  She’s a shapely, intelligent blonde with an … Continue reading

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Some Encouraging Bad News

I’m unable to connect a recent dream to any specific event in my waking life.  Nonetheless… …I understand the dream. In the dream… …I’m in a busy college building.  I talk with a pleasant young Japanese woman.  We agree to see … Continue reading

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Reel Dream

Can movies do our dreaming for us?  Perhaps—if you’re a filmmaker. In the excellent Francis Ford Coppola film, The Conversation… …Harry Caul, a paranoid surveillance professional, visits a girlfriend in a dark apartment.  The scenario is one of quiet isolation. … Continue reading

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