Sunday, January 27, 2008

Big Yellow Bus of Doom

I didn’t see the beginning of the dream, but it was known. I bought a big, yellow school bus from a hippie for $6,900. What happens next is hilarious in the dream but would be really stupid in real life. Standing behind the bus on top of a hill on Gallatin Road, a main stretch of Madison where I travel almost every day, I pushed the bus down. I ran behind it to see where it would go. The bus kept a straight line and appeared to change lanes smoothly a couple of times as if it had a driver. Eventually it became what it should have been from the beginning- a big, yellow bus of doom! The bus started colliding with and damaging other cars on the road. Finally my mind starts to think. Maybe this wasn’t such a good idea. The bus takes one last dramatic swerve to the right and then back to the left and spins out in the grass, facing the road. With traffic stopped on both sides, I ran and finally make it to the ridiculously destroyed bus. I go inside to find a random lady asking a million questions and the same hippie I bought the bus from, just stoned and cracking jokes. The bus trembles as if all the tires blew out at the same time.


Bus: To dream that you are riding a bus, implies that you are going along with the crowd. You are lacking originality and are taking no control over where your life is taking.
Hippie: To see a hippie in your dream, represents excess and freedom of expression.
Push: To dream that you are pushing something, symbolizes energy, effort, encouragement and a new drive to succeed in life. Consider also how you are someone in your life may be a "pushover".
Traffic: To dream that you are in traffic, signifies frustrations in life and that things are not going as smoothly as you would like it to. You feel stuck at where you are in life.
Road Rage: To dream that you have road rage, indicates that your emotions are out of control. You need to find a better way to express your feelings or you or someone will get hurt.

INTERPRETATION: Possibly, I am or already doing and have the freedom to do stupid and destructive things with my money. But that's not the case, I'm not really. I eat out a lot and that's about it. On a deeper level after looking at the symbols, I could just be reflecting on how I'm pushing away traditional values and ways of doing things. I didn't have road rage in my dream and wasn't really stuck in traffic, but it could mean that while I'm pushing the bus down the hill, in waking life I'm pushing away my negative feelings, letting them go away (in a destructive way?) and destroying the frustrations in my life. Or it could mean that I'm just frustrated with traffic on Gallatin Road and how ghetto Madison has become.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

May be time to get out of Madison.