Eclectic and striving never to follow paths into ruts, the OF Blog focuses on essays, reviews, interviews, and other odds and ends that might be of interest to fans of both literary and speculative fiction. Now with a cute owl for your enjoyment.
I want to go there...Oh, and God is one heck of an artist.
Most of the same things that a lot of people think about: perspective. Aside from generally filling me with awe, it makes me more aware than ever that I am a speck on a planet that is a speck in a universe, and both the planet and that universe are filled with so many things for me to discover. Not exactly original, I'll grant you, but inspiring nevertheless.
"If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God which had been shown!"
"shit! I'm going to fall off the ground!"
That I slept in too long. :P
"When these celestial animals burst into view, I was awed by their beauty. But when they became so strongly evident (as they quickly did) that I could no longer dismiss them by an act of will, I began to feel as frightened of them as I was of falling into that midnight abyss over which they writhed; yet this was not a simple physical and instinctive fear like the other, but rather a sort of philosophical horror at the thought of a cosmos in which rude pictures of beasts and monsters had been painted with flaming suns."- The Book of the New Sun
Someone stole the tent, kemo sabe.
Casper the Friendly Ghost is there, look!
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