When I came home, I found her sitting in her cage, lotus position, a half-eaten book about desert meditations in her lap…
We cross paths to awaken each other.~Karin Dale The number of paths each of us crosses in a lifetime is so vast we may as well count them infinite. The implication, there have been incalculable hordes crossing the crooked trail of my life. I can count on one hand those guiding me to the deeper […]
I lived in books more than I lived elsewhere.~Neil Gaiman Should I take as a warning sign that I have more and better relationships between two hardcovers than I do with people? Should I be alarmed that I find greater excitement turning to the first page in a literary creation than meeting a living, breathing […]
This year my total books read came in at 116. A surprising number to myself. My previous high, as tracked on Goodreads was 103. Now there is lies, damn lies, statistics, and in addition to the quote by Mark Twain, Politicians…the lieingest liers of the all. I did not pass my maximum in pages read […]
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. ~Jorge Luis Borges I have in my possession a book of poetry published in 1933. I’ve read many books older than me. What makes this book unique in my library is that it was also printed in 1933. Having the same book in […]
He not busy being born is busy dying. ~Bob Dylan If I was to identify a method to continue the being born process, I would say to look in the direction of continuous learning. From the moment of birth, the infant is bombarded with stimuli helping it learn, grow, adapt, learn more.
A room without books is like a body without a soul. ~Cicero I have a problem with books. There are too many to read in a single lifetime, choices so varied I have difficulty selecting which title to read next, which cover to crack, what story to marry my soul, the author with whom I […]