Sunday, January 06, 2008

Celebrities Who Have Appeared In My Dreams: God


Last night I was having a dream that I was in the kitchen talking to Doc. I was telling him about something that ended with me flipping the double bird to God and yelling "Eff You!"


I woke up feeling a bit uncomfortable, both about what I had done in my dream and because I had to go to the bathroom. Half awake, I rolled to my side and made to swing my legs over and stand up at the same time. Because I had socks on, I didn't realize that my feet were entangled in a fuzzy blanket that is not usually on the bed. And as I made my forward/upward progress off the bed without my legs underneath me, I was dropped on my knees with an almighty force.


I knealt on the floor breathless. I was overcome with rue. Earlier that evening, I had been talking to Elizabeth about a friend of ours who had never "been knocked to his knees" by life. As my knees throbbed and my wrists burned, I felt smote. I thought, who the hell was I to judge whether or not someone had had any hard knocks.


"You OK?" Doc asked, after having been gasped awake by the holy thud I made.


"Yes," I said as I recaptured my breath and made my way to the bathroom, thankful that no one was awake to see what must have been a spectacular fall.


When I returned to bed, Doc began to tell me about a dream he had. Then I told him about mine. He laughed.


"I probably shouldn't have flipped God off," I admitted.


"Probably not," he said.


I related this dream to Hot Lemon on the phone this morning. He said, "You know that kind of thing never happens to Pastafarians..."

7 comments:

  1. Hmmm... God ..... Doc ..... just two letters reversed. Coincidence?

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  2. Well, it never DOES!! That is, we may dream of giving God the finger, but not being knocked to our knees.

    That preacher-man who said bears have claws for shredding veggies in the Garden of Eden could do an entire 30 minute sermon-lecture on this event, I'm sure.

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  3. "Pastafarians?"

    I've heard of "Trustafarians," but...

    What did the Big Guy Upstairs do, to merit the single digit salute?

    BTW, the B.L.W. is back.

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  4. There are no coincindences, CP.

    I'm sure you've got a 30-minute lecture in you HL.

    WP: Hot Lemon could explain or you can read about it Here.

    As far as the big guy goes, I was relating a story to Doc that Hot Lemon told me which ended in him flipping the double bird. I just repeated it for dramatic effect. Alas, I shouldn't have...

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  5. Oh yeah, I saw the flying spaghetti monster on Melifourous (can't rember how to spell it) Pants blog, two years ago.

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  6. That's great. Flannery got her ass kicked....by God. ;)

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