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I had a dream.  Not the majestic, noble, heart-warming MLK kind, just a regular dream of the night.  Pretty normal you might say…but my dreams are usually far from normal, try bizarro, strange, weird even.  I’ve had dreams where God has shown me the secret of the universe on a whiteboard, I’m not making this up… truly.  The secret of the universe was so simple that I knew I’d remember it when I woke up.  I didn’t. I’ve had dreams about riding horses that spoke to me telepathically.  I did tell you they could be weird. I’ve had recurring dreams that proved all too prescient, and I eventually experienced great loss in my life. Sometimes I’ve had lucid dreams, which are pretty cool, especially when you realize you are totally in charge of what will happen next. You get the picture, basically what I’m saying is that I’m a big…

Out in front in Sri Lanka. My brother is your quintessentially British eccentric. He doesn’t drive and never has. At the age of 18 which is when you can get a driving license in the UK, he decided he didn’t want to drive, provoked in part by an accident he was in when his friend drove them into a ditch – I suppose it makes a little sense. He doesn’t own and has never used a computer.  Almost unbelievable, but oh so true. He loves cricket…how eccentric can you be?  Actually lots of Brits love cricket, so I suppose I can’t really count that.  Although in my opinion there’s something a little eccentric about the game itself.  Just my opinion. He loves the Times crossword puzzle, that’s the New York Times, not The  British Times and can even finish it…sometimes. He won’t see a Doctor under almost any circumstances…doesn’t believe…

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