what big teeth you have

I floated in the water near a pier, just enjoying the day. A wall of murky water towered behind me, separating me from the houses.

“The water’s high today,” I thought to myself. “Lots of rain lately.”

As I looked at the wall of water, a shadow began to emerge from its depths, zooming toward me. My heart pounded as I realized what it was: an alligator. And it was headed right toward me.

Somehow my earbuds turned into a rope (thank goodness for that, although why I had my earbuds on the water is anyone’s guess) and I was able to swing myself out of the way as the alligator went flying by. From the other side, another alligator came flying out of the water and the two met, teeth ripping into each other, powerful tails flailing as I watched, dangling mere feet away and calling for help.

Just in time, a coworker reached out and pulled me to safety. I breathed deeply, my feet safely on the deck, until I looked down and realized blood was flowing from my knee. Apparently I had a minor injury. I sank into a nearby couch as I attempted to stop the flow of blood.

“Oh no!” I had gotten blood on the coworker’s white couch. “I am so sorry!”

“No worries,” she said, pulling out a Shout wipe.

It was around that time my alarm pulled me out of the bizarreness, but that was my dream last night. And man do I feel tired today. Apparently trying to avoid death by alligator teeth is draining.

Perhaps the moral of this story is to always be armed with earbuds and a Shout wipe. Noted.

What about you? Do you ever have such bizarre dreams?


  1. Beth Pensinger
    Jul 02, 2013 @ 15:20:08

    Unfortunately for you, your coworker is well within her rights to own her white couch–Labor Day is not yet upon us. 🙂
    I too have bizarre dreams. Remind me to tell you about the one with Ron Swanson and the apocalypse.


    • halee
      Jul 02, 2013 @ 20:47:35

      lol! No! Couches should only be white if they’re leather. Otherwise, you’re just begging for trouble.

      Color me intrigued. I can’t wait for the apocalyptic details…


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