I have this reoccurring dream where I'm travelling on an unfamiliar road, in an unknown town and suddenly it occurs to me that I'm about to run out of gas. The outcome of most of these dreams is that I either make it to a station in the nick of time, or wake up before I have to embark on an aimless hike to gather gas for my tired vehicle. But the other night, the unimaginable happened; the car stopped dead in its tracks and I was stranded. Dreaming me even had this thought, like, "oh, it actually happened...I can't believe it actually, finally happened." So I sit there, stunned and fumbling for my phone only to discover that that too is at a precarious 4%.
Now I have no gas, no charge, no idea where I am and this lingering thought that "if I can't call through to someone on the first try, this phone is going to die and then I'm really out of luck." How did the dream end? I never did make it to a gas station and I never was able to connect with anyone who might be able to help. Instead, I wandered around a surreal grassy landscape with no plan in sight until the moment I woke up.Read More