Tuesday, October 26, 2010

House Hunting


Why is it that I've been out of High School for 40 years and I still dream I'm trying to find my junior year's Algebra class? Or I can't remember which one is next? It's not like I haven't moved on, conquered many situations that are much more complicated than what I faced in High School. Out of the blue, without any warning I'm transported back to those teen years where I didn't feel confident. Even when I'm dreaming it, I think "I'm dreaming this and I'm gonna wake up soon."

Sometimes my dreams are easily "diagnosed." A real good indication that I'm watching too many House Hunters on HGTV, I go house hunting in my dreams! I will be looking at huge houses with so many rooms I get lost, or apartments and I'm thinking, "Where are we going to put all our STUFF???" 

When I was younger, I had a re-occurring dream about flying high above the treetops. I could look down and see the tops of houses and I was amazed I could fly just like a bird! That type of dream denotes overcoming problems, coping well. Isn't that funny I dreamed that as a young adult and now that I have lots of experience under my belt I dream about high school and getting to first period class?

6 comments:

  1. Wish I could help you out, Joycee...I'm so pooped at night, I rarely dream!...:)JP

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  2. Oh, yes, I had those flying dreams too back in my youth. Now I seem to dream about being in a house that is in total disarray, and I can't seem to get it straightened out.

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  3. Life sure enough plays tricks on us...just when we think we have it all figured out...a curve shows up.

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  4. I'm so with you on this one! Sometimes I dream that I suddenly realize I've been SKIPPING a high school class since the beginning of the semester. Sometimes I dream I get to school, take off my coat, and am standing there in my slip - - - or less.
    Sometimes I dream I'm trying to get to school on time - - - running for all I'm worth - - - but not moving a centimeter!

    I can't explain why we still dream these things - - - but I do it too!!!

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  5. I had those flying dreams too and I'm still trying to remember the combination to my locker in High school!! ;-)

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  6. Dreaming of algebra is a nightmare I dont't want to have. Looking back at High School I would do things so differently. My mom always says "you can't put an old head on young shoulders."

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