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Illusions

The steady rumbling of distant thunder awakened me too early in the morning. I stumbled into the living room to retrieve my phone in order to check NOAA weather radar. It revealed a couple of non-severe thunderstorms approaching town from … Continue reading

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Vision

Jonathan was driving his blue 1966 Chevy Impala and I was sitting in the passenger seat. I braced myself by grabbing the dashboard in front of me as I watched Jonathan steer the car off of the highway. We bounced … Continue reading

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To Dream

The snow fell in large clumps and was stuck onto all the surfaces along the path. The wet precipitation seemed to be the source of great happiness and serenity. As I glided above the snowy surface I felt increasingly greater … Continue reading

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Catnapping?

Yesterday was a pretty laid-back day for me.  My mood was mellow, and I had a mild desire to take a nap. My thoughts were soon drawn to my sister’s cat, Random Kitty.  I sometimes wonder if he has a … Continue reading

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Off To Dreamland

I was in the middle of a guided tour of New York City with Charlie Brown this morning, when everything turned for the worse.  We had just finished riding through Midtown Manhattan on our blue, ten-speed bikes when we decided … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking

I’ve confessed in a few earlier bluejayblog posts that I used to be hooked on self-help books and auto-hypnosis tapes.  Like many people, I wanted a pleasant, ideal way to pull myself out of the rough, personal problems I’d been … Continue reading

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Sleeping

The sleeping state is still quite mysterious.  It’s been studied and observed.  Nearly every complex living organism must have it in order to survive.  We almost completely shut down and become physically vulnerable.  I’ve often wondered how our pre-civilized ancestors … Continue reading

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