Tag: Nightmares

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Trying to limit exposure to so much stressful news, we found a comedy to watch last night. The movie, “Little Miss Sunshine”, is about a a dysfunctional family who travel from Arizona to California in a broken down VW bus, to take their small daughter to a talent pageant. It’s one of those hideous pageants […]

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Silly Fears

 

All of us, regardless of how brave and rugged we may appear to others, have to deal with fears of all sorts throughout our lives. This post is about a fear I experienced. At its core, I think the fear I’ll be describing was about my being able to make it through what is a rite of passage in modern life: obtaining a Driver’s License and becoming a legal car driver.

At the time (late 1960s/early 1970s) and place (California) one could secure a Learner’s Permit at age 15-1/2 and a Driver’s License at age 16. The Learner’s Permit allowed you to drive a car only if you were accompanied by a responsible adult, while the Driver’s License allowed you to drive a car without any such restriction.

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In a fortified bunker located  in the DC suburbs of Virginia the RNC Platform steering committee meets in a highly secured conference room. Tom an old Republican Operative:  Ok the next item on the agenda is the so called “Housebreaking” law.  I think we need to move this right away.  It is the top of […]

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I rarely have dreams that can be recounted as coherent narratives, and almost never have nightmares. They tend to be silly or wholly illogical; but a few nights ago I had a starkly realistic dream that shook me. In real life, I have a delightful daughter who is entering high school in the fall. She […]

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