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Borderstone 01-13-2005 01:24 PM

Given how we are such fans of G.L.'s and how frequently we post here...have any of you ever had a Lightfoot related dream? (hopefully not nightmare! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif )

I forgot about this dream I had a few weeks ago but just happened to recall it while reading his biography book.

I dreamt that he and I were opening a restaurant together and it was going to be called Gordon's Borderstone Galley or such.
Well all was going fine with this until at some moment in the dream,I accidently knocked over a large refrigerator that had a glass door and inside were Coca-cola bottles!

Why the bottles were glass when they haven't been in nearly 20 years I don't know but he came running up and said,"Walter,just for that you'll have to surrender the use of the name Borderstone!" http://www.corfid.com/ubb/eek.gif

That's all he did! No firing,telling me to get out or anything! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/confused.gif By the way,he looked like he did on the cover of Summertime Dream instead of how he looks now.
Maybe that's why the bottles were glass! Could this dream have taken place in the '70s?? http://www.corfid.com/ubb/eek.gif Cool! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/cool.gif Been me. Later! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif



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"A knight of the road,going back to a place where he might get warm." ;) - Borderstone

stephanniel 01-13-2005 02:09 PM

that is some dream!

I had a dream I was at one of his concerts. Just as he walked on stage and started playing, everyone got up and started dancing just like we was at a barn dance in the country ( I am from Arkansas). It was really fun and everyone had a good time. After the show, Mr.Lightfoot and his band was getting everything packed up, and there was huge banquet with enough food and drinks for everyone( of course they stayed for that too) . I even got to dance with him. Yes, that was fun dream. http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif

SilverHeels 01-13-2005 02:55 PM

quote:Originally posted by Borderstone:
Given how we are such fans of G.L.'s and how frequently we post here...have any of you ever had a Lightfoot related dream?



Oh yeh, and I am gonna tell you all, right?
Dream on, guys!
LOL
http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif
ps it was pretty good tho. http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif

Aime_41 01-14-2005 09:12 AM

quote:Originally posted by Borderstone:
Given how we are such fans of G.L.'s and how frequently we post here...have any of you ever had a Lightfoot related dream? (hopefully not nightmare! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif )

I forgot about this dream I had a few weeks ago but just happened to recall it while reading his biography book.

I dreamt that he and I were opening a restaurant together and it was going to be called Gordon's Borderstone Galley or such.
Well all was going fine with this until at some moment in the dream,I accidently knocked over a large refrigerator that had a glass door and inside were Coca-cola bottles!

Why the bottles were glass when they haven't been in nearly 20 years I don't know but he came running up and said,"Walter,just for that you'll have to surrender the use of the name Borderstone!" http://www.corfid.com/ubb/eek.gif

That's all he did! No firing,telling me to get out or anything! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/confused.gif By the way,he looked like he did on the cover of Summertime Dream instead of how he looks now.
Maybe that's why the bottles were glass! Could this dream have taken place in the '70s?? http://www.corfid.com/ubb/eek.gif Cool! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/cool.gif Been me. Later! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif




Does the dream have to be a dream while sleeping??? http://www.corfid.com/ubb/smile.gif http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif



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Aime_41

Borderstone 01-14-2005 03:13 PM

Well,if you got truly lost in a daydream Aime,I guess it would count! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif

C'mon Silverheels! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif At least give a clue! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif

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"A knight of the road,going back to a place where he might get warm." ;) - Borderstone

SilverHeels 01-14-2005 03:38 PM

quote:Originally posted by Borderstone:
C'mon Silverheels! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif At least give a clue! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif



*sigh* ... will that do? http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif

Borderstone 01-14-2005 04:01 PM

quote:Originally posted by SilverHeels:
*sigh* ... will that do? http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif Yup! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif That's the one! Hee-hee! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif



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"A knight of the road,going back to a place where he might get warm." ;) - Borderstone

LSH 01-14-2005 07:48 PM

Oh B, I really can see you knocking over a refrigerator. funny! dreams are strange.
who cleaned up the mess?

Cathy 01-15-2005 01:06 PM

I once had a dream that a bunch of us were sitting front row center at Massey Hall. Gord invited Derek and me up on stage to do our versions of Don Quixote and Ribbon Of Darkness. Terry gave his guitar to Derek, and Gord handed his D-18 over to me. I slung the strap over my shoulder and put my arms around the guitar, and the thing started growing. It got bigger and bigger until I could no longer reach the neck or the strings. It was approximately the size of a stand up double bass. Derek kept saying, "Start the song, Cathy. Start the song, Cathy... Will you start the song? What's the hold-up? Start the damned song!" I was freaking out, because the guitar wouldn't stop growing, and every one in the audience was laughing hysterically. Gord didn't help me out at all. He just stood there with a frantic, shocked look on his face, saying something like, "Hey! What are you doing to my guitar?" Terry was sitting on his amp, leaning ahead, shoulders heaving in fits of uncontrollable laughter. I could hear Rick chuckling in the background. It was a traumatic experience! I think I woke up hyperventilating and gasping for air.

Cathy http://www.cathycowette.com

Borderstone 01-15-2005 04:26 PM

LSH! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif Who cleaned up the mess? Gord hollored,
"Christian" clean up on "Isle,end" 6!" http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif

Actually,I woke up after he recinded my use of "Borderstone". http://www.corfid.com/ubb/frown.gif

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"A knight of the road,going back to a place where he might get warm." ;) - Borderstone

bjb 01-15-2005 05:42 PM

quote:...I was freaking out, because the guitar wouldn't stop growing
Cathy

Hi Cathy,
wow, what a classic Freudian dream (I think)...and mine probably is too...before the Hamilton shows, I dreamed that I got there, but the show had been moved to another room and nobody told me...

BJ


Cathy 01-15-2005 07:14 PM

quote:Originally posted by bjb:
Hi Cathy,
wow, what a classic Freudian dream (I think)...and mine probably is too...before the Hamilton shows, I dreamed that I got there, but the show had been moved to another room and nobody told me...

BJ



I think it was a bad case of performance anxiety.

Cathy http://www.cathycowette.com


brink 01-15-2005 07:24 PM

quote:Originally posted by SilverHeels:
Oh yeh, and I am gonna tell you all, right?
Dream on, guys!
LOL
http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif
ps it was pretty good tho. http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif


Did we have the same dream? Borderstone you have to realize that I have been "dreaming" about Gord for 33 years! And i ain't telling a single one of them!

miketouhy 01-17-2005 02:43 AM

well i mentioned the on the small talk board being one who grew up on Sesame Street, there was this film about trains witch apparently was filmed on the long island RR. well in reality. there was a song that went with it that simply discribes what it's like riding the train. t typed some of the song out in my post on the other board. matter of fact the song might of been sung by Tom Paxton. i heard 1 of this songs on 1 of the internet stations i listen to. well i dreamed that i saw this SS film and swore i heard instead of this other song Lightfoots Steel RR blues was playing while they showed this film. witch is definitly wierd because after all what would Steel RR blues have any connection to a film made for a children's TV show?

[This message has been edited by miketouhy (edited January 17, 2005).]

gwen snyder 01-17-2005 10:33 PM

Cathy, hm-m? Sounds Freudian alright.
Borderstone, your dream was odd indeed.
I keep having this dream about flying on a plane I am copilot and Gord is dressed up as a pilot all except for that Hawaiian shirt. What is it with that shirt? But, since new dressing trends are the current style with the man, well, it lessens my anxiety. Freudian? Uh yeah I'm thinkin.
And if any of you know my daughter could someone please give that wonderful child a large hint that Gord tickets would be very appropriate this Mothers' Day (every Mothers' Day she gives dear old (as dirt) mom tickets to some awesome concert and usually has very good seats)---so, someone please??? Don't make me beg, I'm too poor to buy them myself...you guys know I would do it for you.

Cathy 01-18-2005 07:34 AM

quote:Originally posted by gwen snyder:
Cathy, hm-m? Sounds Freudian alright.
Borderstone, your dream was odd indeed.
I keep having this dream about flying on a plane I am copilot and Gord is dressed up as a pilot all except for that Hawaiian shirt. What is it with that shirt? But, since new dressing trends are the current style with the man, well, it lessens my anxiety. Freudian? Uh yeah I'm thinkin.
And if any of you know my daughter could someone please give that wonderful child a large hint that Gord tickets would be very appropriate this Mothers' Day (every Mothers' Day she gives dear old (as dirt) mom tickets to some awesome concert and usually has very good seats)---so, someone please??? Don't make me beg, I'm too poor to buy them myself...you guys know I would do it for you.


I'll give her a little hint, from one VMSer to another.

Cathy http://www.cathycowette.com


SilverHeels 01-18-2005 10:04 AM

quote:Originally posted by brink:
Did we have the same dream? !

Debs, much as I love you, I don't do 'threesomes' http://www.corfid.com/ubb/wink.gif

brink 01-18-2005 08:56 PM

http://www.corfid.com/ubb/frown.gif I was hoping to take turns.

[This message has been edited by brink (edited January 18, 2005).]

Borderstone 01-19-2005 09:56 PM

Boy,now I really am blushing!!! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/eek.gif http://www.corfid.com/ubb/redface.gif http://www.corfid.com/ubb/redface.gif http://www.corfid.com/ubb/redface.gif

You ladies! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/tongue.gif You're a bunch-a Dream Street Roses! http://www.corfid.com/ubb/biggrin.gif

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"A knight of the road,going back to a place where he might get warm." ;) - Borderstone

Borderstone 01-22-2006 05:11 PM

I had to come back to this thread,because I had yet another GL dream. :eek: (<---That's surprise not fear,by the way.) ;)

In this one,I take a bus down to Tempe,AZ ( 70 min. or so by bus) and I end up in this non-existant town square (Tempe has none.)
Here I find Gord at a table (looking like the cover of "GG 2" )& signing autographs but also signing a book he's written about building homes for people in need.

His main targets being the poor,flood/hurricane victims,widows of miners and more. The book is called,"The Hammer Project". I pick one he autographs it and as I'm leafing through it,it's filled with odd illustrations. Most likely about homes and the people they're for. Almost forgot,he said he'd donate the proceeds of his next CD to the most recent miners' widows.

He then up & asks,"Walter,are you going to help out in the "hammer project"?
I do not remember my answer but I would hope I said yes! :rolleyes: The only thing dumb about this dream is instead of staying and talking with him,I.... get on another bus & go home???!! :eek: What kinda ending is that? :confused:

Hoo boy! Just thought I'd share! ;) Later! :cool:

The Rez 01-22-2006 06:38 PM

Nope . . .

The Rez

Borderstone 01-23-2006 08:16 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by The Rez:
Nope . . .

The Rez

What in the name of literacy is "that" supposed to mean? :confused: [img]tongue.gif[/img]

mnmouse 01-24-2006 12:54 AM

Borderstone,

I believe that is Rez's response to your original question:

"Given how we are such fans of G.L.'s and how frequently we post here...have any of you ever had a Lightfoot related dream?"

Make more sense now? :)

johnfowles 01-24-2006 03:53 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by Borderstone:
quote: Nope . . .

The Rez

What in the name of literacy is "that" supposed to mean? :confused: [img]tongue.gif[/img] [/QUOTE]Walter you are surely not saying that you never heard or used the simple word "nope" are you???
try:-
http://www.nope.org

http://www.nope.org/images/nope_logo2.gif
John Fowles

Borderstone 01-24-2006 06:49 PM

:) Yes,I've heard of the word (especially on "Gumby" with his pet dog "Nopey" that only says that word. LoL :D )

I just didn't know what Rez was referring too. It would have helped (literary wise) if Rez said,"In answer to your question..etc." :rolleyes: ;)

GJA 01-24-2006 07:15 PM

Yes, I've had a dream.....oh what a dream....

Borderstone 09-01-2006 06:27 PM

Well,it's happened again! :eek: Another GL dream once again! :eek:

Gordon was playing a show at my former workplace (Sheraton Hotel)and I got to see the show. (he looked like circa 1986) After the show,for no reason I decided to roam the halls.
(Like I haven't done "that" enough in the last 6 years! [img]tongue.gif[/img] )

Anyway,I walk by an open door to one of the rooms and there he is changing out of what he had on onstage! he says (and I quote) "Do you mind??!!" :mad:

Then the door shuts by itself.

I can only think that since he's at my former workplace and also that I didn't get to go to San Diego for his show,both of these things are a past and current cause of frustration for me.

But...instead of "me" being frustrated,Gord is,since he represents that. I hope the next one is a nicer dream,like joining in onstage or something! :cool:

Been me,later! ;)

Kelly Davis 09-02-2006 08:27 AM

I had a dream once that I got to take Barry Keane's place and play drums for Gord. Since I'm a drummer, that is my ultimate dream come true. Playing for my other favorite, Steely Dan, is my other ultimate dream come true. I do have a pair of Barry K. used drumsticks tucked away at home. My three kids also have one each, all personally given to us by Barry himself.

Jennifer 09-02-2006 11:18 AM

Interesting thread. :)

Gordon is a pretty dreamy guy; it's no surprise he's inspired a few (or perhaps many? ;) ) romantic daydreams among the ladies.

Yuri 09-02-2006 01:36 PM

I had a dream a few years ago that I was up in Orillia walking through an above ground tunnel or enclosed walkway. It was a medeaval looking long arch made of limestone rocks with occasional windows. The structure was damp as water seemed to be seeping or dripping in along the length. Moss (Spanish Moss?) was growing in patches on the walls. The walkway ended as it entered a rather modern shopping mall. Finding myself on the second floor I entered a music store and instantly recognized the proprietor as Gord himself!! I don't recall if I had a conversation with him but looking around the room I found an assortment of Lightfoot brand guitar strings, Guitars endorsed by Gord, autographed photographs and record albums, books and a variety of collectables and memorabilia. Gord was ushering a young man, guitar in hand, into a back room where he gave private music lessons. So this is what he did between concerts.... to earn extra cash..... ;)

Sadly, this is were I awoke! :(

Yuri

geodeticman 09-03-2006 07:32 AM

Borderstone - you are a very brave man for speaking of the interesting dreams, and offering the paradox in many of them for public debate !LOL.

I have heard that we all, when mentally healthy, do in fact in a way go quietly insane in our dreams, so as to not go insane in real life ! No implication whatsoever; just the talk of larger-than-life dreams made me think of that statement !

Our mind's own way of writing scripts of
imaginary and often bizarre scenarios of sorts, and then we do not become beset by troubles in our real waking world. And Coca-Cola DOES taste better in glass bottles !

Last thought: could it be that Gord's talking to you in the dream of his book about building homes for the needy be a "those two one-armed jugglers- the ego and the id" subtle suggestion from your own Quixotic thoughts that maybe you are telling yourself that in fact you may be the one meant to do this - the home building help ?

I have heard as most have of the project that Jimmy Carter endorsed, and Bob Villa has contributed to - "Homes for Humanity". Maybe you are meant to be the next humanitarian champion of the cause in some area !

And when accepting all the awards to you several years from now, you can say "I'd just like to thank Gordon Lightfoot for inspiring me to help these people" - and then YOU write the book !

My mother is a psychologist, I'd be happy to send her dream interpretations to you for a piece of the action - say a humble 25 % to recoup a portion of my considerable expenses !LOL

All very interesting B-stone, and meant all in good fun from me. Dream away, perhaps your destiny awaits in "there is no rhyme or reason, just a time for each and every one" ! :)

- geo Steve

Borderstone 09-03-2006 06:29 PM

Thanks for the input Steve. :) I for one do believe that every dream has some kind of reasonig behind it,even one's that appear to make no sense at all.

A non-GL dream for example. One night I dreamed I walked through a former neighborhood where I had lived here in Phx. and it had all been changed into eloquent styled shopping malls & high rises. (Almost Greek like & no I'm not Greek. ;) ) This dream seemed to be set in the future.

In reality that had happened to that neighborhood sometime ago but nothing like what my dream showed. However,I did recently atain new employment in a similar "mall" & business setting that had been built on the NW side in '93/'94.

I had the dream nearly two years before getting this job back in May,so I can only guess it was a possible prediction. Maybe that things were goin to get better,which they have,albeit slightly. :)

Borderstone 01-13-2007 07:46 PM

Here's something that is absolutlely astonishing and incredibly co-incidental. What I am about to post here is 100%,swear to God in Heaven & on the bible true. :)

If you notice the date on the very first message I put in this thread,it reads Jan. 13th,2005. Which is also today's date. Well,last night/early this AM...I actually had another Gordon Lightfoot dream! :eek:

2 years to the day that I posted this topic! Spooky! If you notice my first message from Jan. of last year,it wasn't far from that date either.

Anyhow,unlike some of the other one's I've had,this one was completely positive all the way. I was at my apt. and a knock came to the door and who is it but Gordon and all of the band! Instruments in tow and everything. :cool: He looked sort of like he did before "Don Q." period.

Gordon said,"I hear you have a song for me and I came here with the guys to work on it with you."
I actually do have many songs (lyrics only) that I've written and to have Gordon be interested,well,it goes without saying.

I don't rememebr which one of my titles he said (dang it!) but he went on about "just changing a word or two here or there" and "how does it sound in your head?"

When I answered the 2nd question,he pulled out his guitar (like out of thin air) and started strumming. For being in a dream it didn't sound too bad! ;)

Just thought I'd share and you can bet this wont be the last one.

[ January 13, 2007, 18:52: Message edited by: Borderstone ]

Patti 01-15-2007 07:20 PM

Did he call you Borderstone or Walter?

Gitchigumee 01-15-2007 07:38 PM

Oh my God you people are a hoot! I can't wait to come back tomorrow when I have a few minutes & read all this!!!

Borderstone 01-16-2007 07:32 PM

Actually Patti to my recollection,he called me neither one.

That might be because having had GL dreams before he most likely didn't need too.
Going back to my "Hammer Project" dream though,he did call me Walter in that one. :cool:

In my first dream he called me both Borderstone and Walter.

BILLW 01-16-2007 07:46 PM

B, B, B :D

a two year long thread, the place wouldn't be the same without you.

Seriously man - don't ever change. What a dream !

Bill :)

Borderstone 01-17-2007 03:30 PM

Thanks Bill :) and ...while I'm still good old "B",I have kind of changed from the first time I was here.

I don't post each and every day like I used too,I've been through personal ups & downs
that I never thought possible
and most of all,while I still kid & joke around,I don't do it as much as before. I'm more serious than in '03. (4 years end of next month,yike! :eek: )

johnfowles 01-17-2007 06:58 PM

I should have related my one dream long ago so l'll take this opportuntity now.
At the time I must have been thinking of the story Bruna Silverheels had told me about an
under par concert in London that she attended
I think it must have been on May 20 1981 at The Dominion Theatre on Tottenham Court Road in London because she and I were both at the Royal Albert Hall two evenings earlier, although we were not to meet for another 19 years.
As I recall it , it was one of Gordon's problem "concerts" and I heard him talking about it last year.
I think it was the one where an Irishman was pestering very loudly to hear "The Patriot's Dream" and Gord walked off whereupon the bulk of the audience filed out. Bru and some others stayed behind,and were rewarded by Gord who invited them up on stage to have a more intinmate end to the concert.
I remember being very envious whwen I heard this.
Now where was I?? oh yes my dream.
Somehow a group of us were in a similar situation and Gord said he had a pile of new songs but could not decide which to put on his next album, so would we mindlistening to them all and telling him which were the best.
I really do not remember any more than that so I am unable to predict any songs on what hopefully will be a new album in the not too distant future (like next year) are you reading this Gord?!!

Patti 01-20-2007 01:16 PM

That's right, Walter, I did read about the Hammer project. :cool: I read a few of your old post years ago and they were alright. You otter not be tooo serious. Me, I have to goof off once in a while, but I am a serious person usually.
I had a few dreams about him. Once he was playing this really nice music to me and it was like it was real. What a nice way to wake up. I like thinking about that....(play it again).


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