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Scripturient: The meaning of dreams

Jack Kerouac woke up most mornings in the 1950s and scribbled into a bedside notebook what he could remember of his dreams. Characters from his novels interacted with fantasies and real life events. The result was eventually published in 1961 as his Book of Dreams; 184 pages of mostly spontaneous or stream-of-consciousness writing, as this . . . → Read More: Scripturient: The meaning of dreams

Things Are Good: Lucid Dreamers Demonstrate Better Awareness When Awake

People who can lucid dream are able to transfer skills acquired for lucid dreaming into the waking world. In fact, this skill makes lucid dreamers more aware and cognizant than non-lucid dreamers.

Lucid dreaming is essentially the ability to be aware of and in some cases manipulate dreams as they happen. Like the movie Inception.

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Scripturient: Blog & Commentary: Collingwood: 2114

I had one of those odd dreams recently; a crazy mix of future and past, where rotary dial phones and smart phones co-existed, where past and future intersected. A retro-future dream. I was in Collingwood, an odd Collingwood, but it was still my home town: recognizable,familiar, but also changed. Modernized in striking ways, old-fashioned in . . . → Read More: Scripturient: Blog & Commentary: Collingwood: 2114

cartoon life: Asleep. A dream.

Our older tuxedo. He goes outside, even in this weather. He is about 16 or 17 years old now. He is sleeping in this one. Really.

Nice composite image built from sketches in Paper, filtered in Popsicolor. Composited, layered and painted some more in Procreate.

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Things Are Good: Daydreaming is Good for You

I’m a fan of daydreaming so finding out that it helps one process information and be more creative has made my day!

Here’s where things get interesting: those students assigned to the boring task performed far better when asked to come up with additional uses for everyday items to which they had already been exposed. . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Daydreaming is Good for You