A Wish to Build a Dream On

What do you think about before you sleep? Are you out as soon as your head hits the pillow, or do you stay in some kind of in between state for a few minutes (or an hour or so?)

When I was little I would daydream (night dream?) about what my life would be like if I were a student at Hogwarts.  The stories I imagined were linked and episodic, and played out in my mind over the course of about two years of bedtimes.
Apparently this might be maladaptive daydreaming, a symptom of multiple mental disorders.

Whatever, as the Mad Hatter said “We’re all mad here.”

So with that in mind, some nice things to think about as you drift off to dream land:

  • Insert yourself as a character into your favorite fictional or fantasy world.
  • A flood in a LUSH store
  • All the amazing things you could do if you were tiny (like 2 cm tall tiny). Spelunking in a Swiss cheese, anyone?

La Vie en Rose #1: Misadventures

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Heyyy, today’s my first day of grad school at ISIPCA! Who’s panicking? (Low key, me). ┬áBut it’s a stretch even calling it a day at school. We have an informational meeting at 2:30 and then a big mingle from 5:30 on. Tomorrow is the real deal (taking place from the very reasonable 9:30-5:30, with about an hour break for lunch)(High school break was 28 minutes, 22 if you cut out the three minute passing periods on either side).
This is also the latest in the year that I’ve ever not been in school- for approximately my entire life.

So I’ve been in this beautiful country for about a week and a half and there are so many things to talk about! It’s amazing and beautiful and entirely new!
I’m looking forward to documenting it and writing about it and sharing it, but first I think I’m going to start on a slightly more personal note, which will be a few of my ‘misadventures’ or other weird experiences, thus far. Continue reading “La Vie en Rose #1: Misadventures”