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Jenny and the Bots

An old story, that I decided not to update completely… “What do you mean, it can’t be fixed?” I looked sadly at the blackened computer case, then back at Dixon. “The circuits can’t be repaired,” I said, “they have to … Continue reading

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An Eye for Beauty (part one)

One Friday, about eight weeks ago I went grumblingly with my friend Paula while she went clothes shopping. She’s not my girlfriend, at least not yet, but if being dragged into a women’s clothing store is the price I pay … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Escapade

My lunch hour had finally come, and I had no idea what to do about lunch. So I decided to do what I often wind up doing: I’d just wander around from place to place until something caught my eye. … Continue reading

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Meeting Odalys Garcia

I had a rough day at work today. Kind of like the start of my first Dream story: the work just kept piling higher and higher, making it look like I wasn’t doing anything, even though I was hard at … Continue reading

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Alone?

I’ve always had the habit of answering “I’ve been worse,” when people ask me how I’m doing. But this situation made it hard to realize just when I’d actually been worse. In a brief period of time: My girlfriend left … Continue reading

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INVISIBLE DREAM GIRL IN MY LAP

In yet another dream, I was relaxing in an easy chair watching television when someone from the next room (I don’t know who; in my dreams there always seems to be at least one phantom family member I can’t identify) … Continue reading

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Talking Car

Not long after the runaway-van dream, I had a daydream triggered by a guilty conscience that went like this: I had an on-and-off relationship with this girl I’ll call Lisa. Once when I went to visit her, knowing she was … Continue reading

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Runaway Van

I used to drive a paratransit van, and I worked odd hours that made me feel like the job was taking over my life. One night I dreamed that while I was at work, I parked the van on a two-lane one-way street to get something from the store, and for some reason I left the keys in the ignition of the van.

When I came out of the store, I heard the van’s engine starting and got scared, knowing that if anyone saw the keys in the ignition and got in I’d have no defense if they took the van. I could see from where I was standing, though, that there was no one in the driver’s seat! Continue reading

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