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magical plain apartment building

  Some use their lucid dreams to explore crystal mountain cathedrals…. As for myself… …I jog around plain brick buildings. In a recent dream… I exit a large apartment building made of dark brown brick… I hurry around the front … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Ordinary

  It was so extraordinary.  It was so ordinary. This week, I enjoyed a most extraordinary dream.  Yet the setting was so ordinary… Here’s an abbreviated description of the dream—abbreviated, because I know the scenario seems rather plain: I sneak … Continue reading

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No Escape from Reality

  My love life is getting better… …if only in my dreams. Like most, I’ve had the occasional sex dream—had, but not necessarily enjoyed… In one dream, the bed sat a main thoroughfare of the house and people kept barging … Continue reading

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My Day as a Dream

  In an effort to produce more lucid dreams… …I’ve used this technique, developed by German psychologist Dr. Paul Tholey… Ever so often, during the day, I’ll stop my usual mental chatter to ask myself if I am dreaming. I … Continue reading

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Freedom?

  I once thought lucid dreaming could help quadriplegics experience a greater sense of freedom. After seeing the documentary Murderball, I’m not so sure. “Murderball” is quadriplegic contact rugby.  The wheelchairs are built like steel chariots and the charioteers collide … Continue reading

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Negative Programming

  A co-worker once told me how he’d programmed himself to wake up if he was having a nightmare. My immediate response was… “Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!” I said he should try to stay in the dream. For one thing, how you do … Continue reading

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No Way to Treat a Drainpipe

  I know the monsters of my dreams are blessings in disguise. But in the moment of the encounter, it’s easy to forget.  In the same way, it’s also easy to see a monster where none exists. Consider the dream … Continue reading

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