“I had a dream” – The Blue Suit
By JOSH RESNEK
The mayor’s Blue Suit let out his deepest thoughts to me this week when he told me: “I had a dream.”
“Tell me about the dream,” I asked him.
“You know dreams are all about our conscious lives, in part. That’s how Freud puts it in his famous study about our dream sequences,” I added.
“What do you mean?” the Blue Suit asked me.
I’ve read a lot of Freud although I don’t claim to be an expert.
I answered the Blue Suit.
“The things we do, the people we see, the places we go, the hassles we have, the triumphs we enjoy in our awake hours often become the subjects of our dreams. In other words, in our awake hours, our brain is absorbing everything about our lives – the weather, our homes, relationships with friends, discussions with parents. When we go to sleep, our dreams are caused by impulses in our brains related to what we did while awake,” I told the Blue Suit.
“Josh, I don’t need cheap psychotherapy from you.”
“I get it,” I responded.
“Tell me your dream.”
“I think it comes from me hearing the mayor talking with Anthony DiPierro, the mayor’s personal sign man in the rep race. Anthony held the same position for the mayor when McLaughlin ran against the mayor’s best friend last time out and lost,” the Blue Suit recalled.Continue reading “— Eye on Everett —”