The Gift of Dreams

At age 13, I received a gift from my grandfather: several books including a paperback copy of Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams. He gave it to me because he knew how much I loved dreams, but it was too difficult for me to understand—or maybe it just wasn’t saying what...

The Yesand School of Dreamwork

“I have no theory about dreams. I do not know how dreams arise. And I am not at all sure that my way of handling dreams even deserves the name of a ‘method.’ I share all your prejudices against dream interpretation as the quintessence of uncertainty and...

Lunchtime on the 11th (CV)

11:11 11:15 is lunchtime in the school where I work, so students and staff tend to have their eye on the clock as that hour approaches. But that only partially explains why once or twice a day when I check the time these days I see that it’s 11:11. (Not 11:10 or...