Saturday, July 11, 2009

closure?

This is a dream I had the other night:

I was on a speaking tour with two other colleagues and were waiting for our
panel at UCLA. [Note: yes, this is probably some work issues bleeding through.] We were standing in front of Anderson Hall when someone called my name.

I turned and it was B-. He looked different - dyed blonde hair, tweed jacket over a loose t-shirt and surfer pants. He was really tanned and looked a little beat up, like he was coming down off a days long drug binge.

My colleagues looked startled and I said, 'uh, hi B-.'
He asked to speak to me and after a hesitation I said yes. At which point, he shoved me into a waiting car and drove away.
I said that people were expecting me, I had a speaking engagement and he needed to drive me back. He said he just wanted to talk and I kept repeating he needed to take me back; there were people waiting for me.

So he did. When I got out the car and he drove away, my two colleagues were looking freaked out and I said it was ok. Nothing happened. And then we went back inside to wait to be called.


And that's the dream. That's it.

4 comments:

Orange said...

NewGuy would never shove you into a car. He might lure you into a car in order to take you somewhere fabulous, mind you.

Joy said...

Orange is absolutely right.

jp 吉平 said...

I never liked B minus.

ding said...

@JP - deep down inside, i didn't either.

@Orange - i don't know about 'fabulous.' but offbeat and weird? sure. which is still better than what B- had.

@Joy - yeah; Orange is a wise woman.