"Here, where I am surrounded by an enormous landscape, which the winds move across as they come from the seas, here I feel that there is no one anywhere who can answer for you those questions and feelings which, in their depths, have a life of their own; for even the most articulate people are unable to help, since what words point to is so very delicate, is almost unsayable. But even so, I think that you will not have to remain without a solution if you trust in Things that are like the ones my eyes are now resting upon. If you trust in Nature…"
- Rainer Maria Rilke, ‘Letters To A Young Poet”
(and the link to the entire letter http://www.carrothers.com/rilke4.htm, for those of you who, like me, face decisions that may be scary, a future that is so uncertain, and the perhaps mistaken belief that there is a ‘right choice’ and a ‘wrong’ one.)
"Good Bye, Lenin!" (Wolfgang Becker, 2003).
"A fortune-teller once read my cards and said that if it wasn’t for a tiny black cloud hanging over me I could do great things and not only for my country but for all mankind."
Bohumil Hrabal, Dancing Lessons for the Advanced In Age
Christopher Mckenney surrealist photography.
It’s absolutely surreal seeing my friends photography blowing up online!!!
Charles Bridge tower, Prague, Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, 1965.
"All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name."