The Lord of the Rings

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings trilogyIn college I took a sci-fi lit course and these were assigned, along with CS Lewis’ trilogy, which I absolutely loved. To my detriment I could not stay awake through these books.

My non-affair with Kiefer

I dreamt that my friends & I were hanging out somewhere for a wedding, I guess, and Kiefer Sutherland was one of my friends?! (I never had a thing for him in his movie days (Lost Boys, Flatliners, etc . . . , but since I started watching 24 I guess he’s always in the brain.) Anyway, my room was […]

Who’s your daddy? He’s your daddy.

Mike used to be a little self-conscious of the double-takes he used to get from other people when he was out with Minime. When Minime was almost 3 we were all at a store and Mike was trying on clothes in a fitting room. I called to him, “Mike, do you need anything?” and Minime says, “Mike? Mike?” and I […]

Jail Dream

I dreamed I got thrown in jail for a minor traffic infraction. I don’t remember what it was – maybe driving without a seat belt (which I never do). I had to report to jail. I got there and there wasn’t anyone to help me. I don’t know where the women’s area was and I went up a dark, almost […]

Europe ’98 – Day 1

It’s unclear which is the front and which is the back of this book. That’s not a bad thing. This is the beginning of a dream coming true. It’s 6:45pm Houston time and we’re flying into tomorrow, literally. Whatever that means. I think the guy next to me is sloshed. Twice he’s tried to upright his seat using my button, […]

That game called “hot dog”

Mayumi is so funny. Today we were talking about a game where the teacher tosses a ball to a student, the student thinks of a question, says it, and throws it to the teacher, the teacher throws it to a student, etc… Mayumi said, “Oh, I know that game. We call it … hot…hot dog.” I said, “…hot…potato?” “Oh, yes. […]