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Books Unlock Our Hidden Doors

Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s self. ~Franz Kafka

Books, books, books. My Goodreads reading list shows more five-star rated books than I have friends I would rate as five-star friends. 270 more words


The Prompter Room

For Friday, May 18, 2018:

A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us.

Franz Kafka

(h/t to Mj)

The Prompter Room

Imaginary Creatures: Beautiful Frankensteins

A 1000-piece puzzle is not a project for Frankenstein. The pieces were cut from a unified starting picture; the problem was deliberately made and has a predictable, well-fitting solution. 916 more words


Slapped By Books

I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound and stab us. ~Franz Kafka

I have been an avid book reader since my pre and early teens when I devoured the Hardy Boy’s mysteries, brothers Frank and Joe solving riddles and saving the day from plots hatched by evil adults. 181 more words


Goliath (Digimon Tamers: Episode 29)

(Check out part 29 HERE. To go back to the beginning click HERE)

After their journey inside of the red elevator warp box upward and out of the cave, Henry, Takato, Jeri, and their Digimon partners find themselves within an area of the Digital World that appears like an avant-garde art project. 1,412 more words


A Cobweb In A Corner

I cannot make you understand. I cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself. ~Franz Kafka

As much as I would like to spill my guts for all to see, be a transparent human able to easily connect with others, to know and be fully known, the desire is my own fool’s errand. 152 more words


Open ground

The gale blows me sideways along with the birds, branches and grasses. The sleet makes no distinctions either: it whips into us all. Odd decision to take a walk in this weather, yet I feel as much a part of the landscape as ever. 63 more words