I don’t know what it means when JunglePete & I start sharing dreams

by meanlouise December 31, 2014 florida files

Yikes, it’s New Year’s Eve and I’ve neglected you all for months and I should probably be writing something profound about the new year (or something snarky about resolutions). Instead, I’m posting a draft that’s been hanging around since last New Year’s Eve. I’ve been a little disorganized this year. Last year, we drove to […]

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I doubt a completed Underdog coloring book actually counts as a PhD comprehensive exam

by meanlouise March 28, 2012 academia

The photos in this post are from previous trips to San Francisco. I haven’t yet figured out how to photograph dreams, but wouldn’t that be interesting? You know those extremely detailed yet generally mundane dreams that stick with you even after you wake up? I had one of those last week after watching several episodes […]

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scrapbooking chimps

by meanlouise July 14, 2009 true life 2009

This morning I got out of bed, talked to Dr. Birdcage on the phone, drank a cup of coffee, and then went back to bed. I dreamt that I woke up and walked into my living room and George was sitting there checking his email. This didn’t seem weird in the dream. Tracy, Roger, Rania […]

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Dog Weddings! (was: And you were there, and you were there, and…)

by meanlouise November 7, 2008 seriously?

Back in August, I had an incredibly weird dream. I wrote a draft post about it (which appears below), filed it, and forgot it. Until I read this: Starting at 11 a.m., hundreds of dogs are expected to descend on Downtown Oak Park for the attempt to break the Guinness World Record of 178 canine […]

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"Pugs were bred as Tibetan Temple dogs, you need at least one," He said.

by meanlouise April 7, 2004 true life 2004

NASCAR star Jeremy Mayfield and his wife, Shana, stopped by our house the other night. They had the cutest little pug puppy with them, and they wanted us to think about adopting him. The puppy was all black. They chose that one for us because Jeremy was concerned about the amount they shed and the […]

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