Morel Retina Burn
pjf at osiris.cs.uoguelph.ca
Thu Jun 22 09:06:55 EST 1995
Mike Hoffelder (mh at SUNBLOCK.PGH.WEC.COM) wrote:
>eric at u.washington.edu (Eric Hirst) wrote:
>> .....After every morel hunt, whenever I close my eyes I see morels.....
>I too have experienced this phenomenom many times after a day of
>intense morel hunting. The effect seems to last until bedtime,
>when hundreds of morels will continually appear as I doze off.
>A night's sleep seems to reset the retina or neural imprint,
>until I start hunting the next day of course.
The effect is not restricted to morels. Many years ago I would take out an
old row-boat and peer down into the water looking for fish. That night,
when I closed my eyes to go to sleep, I could see the rocks and logs, and
even some of the fish. I could feel weight of my hat and the rocking of
the boat too!
Many years later, I mastered the computer language APL. For many months,
I would see APL glyphs before my eyes as I went to sleep. Those were the
/PJ "You can't grep dead trees" pjf at uoguelph.ca
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