I had the most amazing dream last night. Well, it was amazing to ME.
I dreamed that I was in a place of business on Tyee Road in Point Roberts, Washington. It was a small building in which I had never been before and which probably doesn’t exist outside the dream. In retrospect, it might have been a small art gallery.
On the wall above a table were large posters like horizontal navigation maps. They had symbols on them that seemed to make no sense.
I announced to the people around me, “Hey, I can see the patterns in those posters just like the guy in the movie A Beautiful Mind!”
Some people tried to see what I was seeing. Others just kinda looked at me sideways like “Uh…okaaay…whatever.”
If I looked at the poster as a whole, I couldn’t see the pattern. When I looked with my eyes narrowed and my head tilted back a bit, the shapes in the patterns showed themselves in 3D whereas the rest of the images remained 2D.
There might be some meaning in this, or it might just be random disconnected thoughts.
If there is a meaning, I’m going to venture a guess that it is to say if you haven’t been there, you really have no idea how or why the person who experienced what they lived has impacted them.
Furthermore, looking at what you see in total cannot be understood until you see each fine detail, and see them in their proper order.
(I originally published this in facebook Notes on February 11, 2011.)