Dream diary, 1/21/09: Doctor Biden’s housecall

Joe bidenI dreamed that Joe Biden was my doctor, and was making a housecall at my office. I was having narcolepsy and dizzy spells: he said we could treat it with aggressive medication, but he thought the problem might just be sleep deprivation, and suggested I take a nap. He also thought the problem might be too much wax in my ears. When he left, my co-workers all thought I had cancer, because everyone knew Biden had been an oncologist before he became a Senator.


  1. says

    He looks so much like a doctor when you say it I had to look up Wikipedia to see if the oncologist thing was true! I have a clear picture now of him with a stethoscope listening to your heart.
    Although in my mental image, this consultation takes place in the Oval Office…

  2. Valhar2000 says

    People think I’m nuts when I tell them my dreams.

    As Greta epxlained in another post, dreams, real dreams that people have, are entirely non-sensical. Of course, this makes many of them uninteresting, so dreams on TV always have plots, and are full of significant symbolism.
    However, real dreams are nuts!

  3. says

    My first image of God, at the age of four, was a white male doctor, maybe age 30, with a quiet and kindly demeanor, dark hair, and glasses. Oh, and that white lab coat … angelic? I don’t remember, but I’m sure he must have had a real-life counterpart at the military base hospital where my family was seen.

  4. Jocelyn says

    You’re right! He DOES look like a doctor! How funny. I’ve been having all kinds of stupid, or sad, or plain nonsensical dreams lately (or rather I guess I should say, I’ve been remembering them), but recently I had the best: I was Joss Whedon’s personal tour guide while he was on a visit to San Francisco!

  5. Elaine says

    He does look a touch like Howard Dean. Maybe your brain took a leap from his wife to him. There are all of these pictures of “Dr. Biden” on the Huffington Post web site. She does look very fetching in that red dress.

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