magician assistant failure

Bad dreams this morning about uncomfortable dentistry with pokey wires in uneasy proximity to my gums and then it suddenly it shifted from dentist chair to inside a formidably spiked metal container. I was a magician's assistant and the trick failed; they couldn't figure out how to free me from this device. The magician was just standing in the aisle amidst the audience, on his cell phone, asking someone on the other end what course of action to try next, to get me out.

He asked, 'Should we just let her chew through it?'


In less dark news, I wrote a new article about my & D's Caribbean cruise last year: