Why Am I Sweating In My Sleep?

I was thinking about all of these things. And I also thought about how Julia Roberts had just won an Oscar for her role in Erin Brockovich, and that she worked at the same law firm as Steve Jobs. The fact that they found each other so attractive is not surprising, but this felt like it was all happening to me. But what really bothered me was how my boyfriend wasn’t surprised by any of this at all. He came home from work one night around nine thirty or ten o’clock; he sat on the couch with his arms folded across his chest, staring off into space while I went out to get us some dinner (we were eating Ramen noodles because we couldn’t afford anything else). “So you know who’s cheating on their wife?” he finally said when I returned—a little early since we still hadn’t eaten yet. “Yeah! My boss! His name is Casey and he works at a law firm close to ours! He looks exactly like Steve Jobs does! Or Julia Roberts does…at least almost…it doesn’t look right.” “And this is bringing up questions for you?” “What do you mean?” “Well, if your boss walked in here right now looking exactly like someone else…wouldn’t it bring up questions for him too?” To be honest, no it wouldn’t have brought up any kind of question for me –because there would have been nothing weird about that guy walking

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