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The Dream Mechanic – Part I

Dec 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Series, The Dream Mechanic
Instead of celebrating after the sheepskin was mailed third class to my parents' house, I was like a possum at daylight: skittish, road weary, and scared of radial tires.


The Dream Mechanic – Part II

Jan 3rd, 2010 | By | Category: Series, The Dream Mechanic

So I showed up at nine in the morning to learn the mechanics of waterbed setup, dream mechanics, and the delicacies of entering the inner sanctums of people’s lives – where they spent anywhere from six to eight hours playing …



The Dream Mechanic – Part III

Jan 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Series, The Dream Mechanic
Dave's assistant manager handed me a work shirt the next day after my training, such as it was, with Abdul.


The Dream Mechanic – Part IV

Jan 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Series, The Dream Mechanic
There at the Turkey Creek shanty surrounded by thick woods was Frank, a skinny freak with long, tangled brown hair.


The Dream Mechanic – Part V

Jan 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Series, The Dream Mechanic
There were no customers in the store so Penelope was in the back room. Nose in a book.


The Dream Mechanic – Part VI

Jan 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Series, The Dream Mechanic
The customer always comes first. That was one of Dave Hamilton’s mantras. I'm Okay, You're Okay was another one.


The Dream Mechanic – Part VII

Feb 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Series, The Dream Mechanic
The next time I saw Penelope she was with her boyfriend, Miguel Aguilar.


The Dream Mechanic – Part VIII

Feb 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Series, The Dream Mechanic
Hurricane Margo's face must have turned as purple as her Buddha after Dave told her what happened.


The Dream Mechanic – Part IX

Feb 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Series, The Dream Mechanic
When the doorbell rang a few days later, I went for the saltshaker, figuring Mr. Simmons was looking for a refill.


The Dream Mechanic – Part X

Feb 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Series, The Dream Mechanic
The ambulance showed up that night without a siren and that wasn't good because Mr. Simmons was already dead by the time they got there.