Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Dream Spiders From Outer Space

I had a bad dream Monday night. There was a lot of stuff going on, and then for perfectly reasonable reasons, there was a very large spider of extraterrestrial origin on HA's pillow. Actually, there were 2 of them. He wasn't on his pillow, so the spiders were all my problem. So I started hitting his pillow to brush away the alien spiders. Which I then started doing for real. Bam! Bam! Bam! on his pillow.

My thrashing startled him and woke him up completely. He asked what was wrong, but I said "nothing," rolled over and went back to sleep. I was aware that it had been a dream, but I was still completely convinced that there was a spider from outer space still on his pillow. But that's just crazy, so I had to leave the alien spider there and go to sleep.

It turns out that I could've finished brushing the dream spider away because HA was so awake that he went to the couch to watch a DVD and fall asleep (which he does fairly regularly because of his insomnia).

The amazing thing? He's not pissed that I started beating his pillow in the middle of the night. He says that I didn't do it on purpose and he's probably just relieved that I wasn't having a seizure.

Though maybe I should be mad at him for leaving me in the bedroom with a dream spider that was trying to get me. Because that's just rude.

1 comment:

  1. No more David Bowie for you before bedtime!


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