Last Night

I guess a few of us had strange dreams last night. I was lying on my left side when I woke from mine. Do you think it makes a difference what side you sleep on? Mom used to tell us not to sleep on our backs or we would have nightmares, and she was right. I stopped having them (for the most part) when I switched so sleeping on my side. Could be the power of persuasion, but who knows.
My dream was about a man who had this huge wall machine that could create anything we wanted by the touch of a button. Some of the details have already slipped from my memory now, which I'm mad about. Should have written it down! Well . . . it did give me a great idea for a story so that's a plus.

What did you dream of last night?

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  1. Aren't babies put to sleep on their backs? I presume this is not done to induce nightmares, so at what age do back-sleeping-nightmares begin!

    Dullsville here. No dreams last night.

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  2. You're supposed to. My kids always slept better on their stomach with faces to the side. Or cradled in my arm : )

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  3. I don't dream very often Amy. Shame you didn't write yours down! I did have a dream quite a while back that I was pushing a fully loaded supermarket trolley down the motorway, weaving in and out of the cars and I overtook a Porsche in the fast lane!!

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  4. That sounds like a great dream!

    I always have crazy dreams, but unless I make a point of thinking about them the enxt day, they fade away.

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  5. I can't remember any dreams from last night, but a few have been good enough to inspire a story. In the book I'm reading, ghosts are responsible for our dreams. They are stories, or messages, sent from the other side. Without them, we will die.

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  6. Molly- I know, I should have! It's weird, a dream will be do vivd that it seems I'll never forget, and yet a few minutes later it fades. But then years later I'll go to sleep and reenter the dream and all the details are there.

    Talli- We need to keep dream journals!

    MC- That sounds like a really cool book!

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  7. There is a place - 8 stories high, with passages and crannies - which I dream about all the time. I went there last night. I dreamt of an ancient Roman Port once, and the shops and boats were there in all detail. I visited it in reality a year or so later, in Ephesus, Turkey, but the sea had disappeared. These dreams are quite rare for me, though! Good dream of yours last night.

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  8. Tom, that gave me chills. I used to have dreams about my brother, sister and I running through and set of Roman structures with a multitude of steps. It was all white stone with a blue ocean just off in the distance. I had those dreams over and over as a child, then stopped, then had them again as a teen in perfect detail. Someone was always chasing us and we would go through trap doors to escape. How strange!

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