A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precooked out of a can and swallow them down whole, absent-mindedly and with little relish. - W.H. Auden, English Poet
I spent the better part of grade school staring out of the classroom window. My endless daydreams were an irritation to most of my teachers.
I yearned to seek adventures and tell stories of life beyond the limitations of the dusty blackboard and the hard plastic seats.
I studied clouds, watched the traffic coming and going, and wondered about the people who scurried below as I imagined grand adventures.
The dictionary describes daydreaming as a short-term detachment from reality when one's surroundings are substituted by a visionary fantasy, especially one of happy, pleasant thoughts, hopes or ambitions, imagined as coming to pass, and experienced while awake.
Anyone who ever sat through a boring lecture or drove a long distance through barren scenery knows the value of short-term detachment.
Sometimes it's necessary to keep the car on the road and allow your mind to wander somewhere else. Just don't miss your exit.
Here is one more daydream: What's beyond that field? What does that cloud resemble? Do you hear music in the breeze? Can you see that old cottage and tell me a story of people who used to live there? Imagine that. Second life is my imagination and daydreams brought to life and with this in mind I am creating a new aspect to my enterprise called Building Daydreams. Where you will find landscapes, and buildings birthed from my dreams and imagination.