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  • San Francisco Dreaming- a mutation of California Dreamin' (see The Mamas and the Papas, 1965)- is a particular brand of episodic wanderlust. Longing for a place as it was in a time you never knew is the distinguishing characteristic of San Francisco Dreaming (which, in the colloquial words of today's youth, is commonly known as a debilitating mental removal from reality). If you feel you are experiencing symptoms of this transcendental state of being, you are advised as follows:
    -DO NOT resist the urge to succumb. This will result in painful paralysis of whatever body part was most engaged in the Dream.
    -Treasure this. Unfortunately (fortunately), few youth have been afflicted. Perhaps this is for the better, because they, unlike you, will not lament the era and circumstances of their birth for bursts of time throughout their lives. Leave them be in their blissful ignorance.
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