Man of La Mancha
Yes, I had a dream last night that featured the cartoon drawing of Don Quixote, as shown on this image, above. It was totally unexpected, so I took note, as you do.
The use of the cartoon highlighted an interesting aspect of our inner character. We are braver and more fool-hearty than is sometimes good for us. We can seem to be a little bit crazy, too. Anyway, the idea of tilting at windmills is the what the dream’s message was.
The Impossible Dream
Quixotic is an adjective we use to describe someone or something as “exceedingly idealistic; unrealistic and impractical.” Sounds just like me.
I was also thinking how quixotic with a Spanish pronunciation would sound like ‘chaotic’. Seems appropriate, somehow.
Here’s Gordon Lightfoot’s take: