I hope you're doing well and staying healthy too, anon. This place is special to me as well and I hope it continues to thrive in its own quiet way.
I've definitely been having some weird dreams lately. In my whole life, I've never really had any "happy" dreams; just mainly uncomfortable, awkward, strange ones with a smattering of actual nightmares thrown in. But lately they seem to be getting a little more intense. For example, in the last one I remember, I fell asleep (in the dream) at my Dad's house where I used to live, and began to have a lucid dream within my dream where I walked up to the upstairs hallway and my deceased Grandpa was standing outside the bedroom when my Grandma died. I was shocked that to see him but in a way I was happy to that I got see his ghost and maybe ask him about the afterlife. I walked up to him almost to give him a hug but I realized quickly he couldn't speak and just stared at me, expressionless. I reached out and put my hands on his arms, but as I did that he started to fall forward on to me. As he did so, his face began to melt off and I fell backward trying to keep the bloody, exposed skull away from my face. I woke up gasping, (still in the dream), and left my Dad's house right away and wandered off to some abandoned mall where I went looking for books. Soon after that I actually woke up in real life.
If I feel like avoiding dreams and just want a night without them, taking a cannabis edible before bed can help. I usually wake up feeling a little weird, but most of the time I wont dream anything and wont wake up intermittently.