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Around The World In 8 Minutes (S&D)

by Cindy Chang

Library of Celsus

Library of Celsus

My high school orchestra played at Carnegie Hall today, so I guess when I was napping earlier in the day, that was on my mind. I dreamt that I was back in high school and in the school orchestra, waiting around for our concert at night. For some reason, we were sitting in a grassy amphitheater outside, and it was really hot (unlike New York currently!). We were all in our concert clothes and were just finishing our dinners.

I was talking to my best friend about what to do in the two hours we had before the concert started, as it was supposed to be our free time. Then suddenly we were no longer in our black concert clothes and the sun was coming down a lot harder than I remembered. I looked up and we were in Turkey, in the Library of Celsus!

My friend and I got up and wandered around, amazed at our surroundings. There were some people selling jewelry near the corner of streets and we poked our heads around the ruins.

Suddenly again, the scene switched back to the grassy amphitheater where I was with my high school orchestra. I remember the conversation being how we were so lazy and just wasted two hours sitting there, not doing anything. Then how on earth did I go to Turkey then, if I had been sitting there the whole time?

And this was all in an 8 minute nap!

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