Ashes of Your Old Fancies

In the end, you feel that your much-vaunted, inexhaustible fantasy is growing tired, debilitated, exhausted, because you're bound to grow out of your old ideals; they're smashed to splinters and turn to dust, and if you have no other life, you have no choice but to keep rebuilding your dreams from the splinters and dust. … Continue reading Ashes of Your Old Fancies

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Crazy Dreams

One of my students recently wrote a blog post about crazy dreams she had for her life. When I finished reading her post, I started thinking about what, if any, crazy dreams I had. Dreaming often seems the realm of the young. I started mentally jotting down some things and experiences I would like to … Continue reading Crazy Dreams