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Life Lessons from an Active Shooter Training

I am not the bad-ass in life that I am in my dreams but today, I learned that I’m not very bad-ass even in make-believe. I “survived” a two-hour scenario-based training session designed to model responses to an active shooter … Continue reading

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Nightmare #311 – So Large, So Unprepared

(Female, 20′s) The dream I had last night was not a ‘scary’ dream per se, but one of those uneasy dreams that become increasingly uneasy. So I show up to teach my composition class. I’m running late and feeling rushed. … Continue reading

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Nightmare #297 – Zombie U

(Female, 40′s) I’ve been watching *Lost* on dvd so maybe that’s what brought on this dream about a group of zombie apocalypse survivors. My partner and I were on a camping trip in a mountainous area. We had put up … Continue reading

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Nightmare #296 – Test Anxiety Too Late

“… I thought, maybe, I could fake my way through the whole class period…” Continue reading

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Nightmare #277 – Of Dogs and the Dead

“…I looked at the wallet of a soldier I had killed earlier in the day. I was an assassin! …” Continue reading

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Nightmare #235 – Junior High Undead

“I hope you all paid attention because you’re all on your own now.” Continue reading

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Nightmare #212 – An Old School Tragedy

“…I see something small hanging on a chain in the opening, dark against the sky…” Continue reading

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