Echoes of my Neighborhood

On my journey today…all over Brooklyn it felt like..:)

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This is my favorite shot of the day. The edge of the reserve..

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Steet in Crown Heights…I was all over today!!

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Reserve in my area

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A row of brownstones..

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Colorful mural..

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Another colorful mural

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Michael Jackson. .on the wall next to Marley

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Bob Marley

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Ebbets Field now.

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Ebbets Field was a Major League Baseball stadium in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York City. It is known mainly as the home of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team of theNational League, from 1913 to 1957, but was also home to three National Football Leagueteams in the 1920s.

Ebbets Field was demolished in 1960 byMarvin Kratter and replaced with apartment buildings.

This is how it looked then, home of tea Brooklyn Dodgers before they became the Los Angeles Dodgers

 

Pat R

2/18/16

See other entries here at Jacqueline’s blog  _\- a cooking pot and twisted tales

 

 

 

Writer’s Quote Wednesday

These is my entry this week to Writer’s Quote Wednesday over at SilverThreading hosted by Colleen and by Ron over at Ronovan Writes
So feel free to pop over, participate and have a read…all are welcome.

“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly”.

Franz Kafka

 

When I came across this quote more than anything, the name of the author rang a bell. I never read anything by him. I just think he was on one of my ‘to read’ lists.  He had some pretty interesting influences (all the writers I should have read but haven’t yet):

Influenced by: Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Friedrich Nietzsche, More

“…Born on July 3, 1883, in Prague, capital of what is now the Czech Republic, writer Franz Kafka grew up in a middle-class Jewish family. After studying law at the University of Prague, he worked in insurance and wrote in the evenings. In 1923, he moved to Berlin to focus on writing, but died of tuberculosis shortly after. His friend Max Brod published most of his work posthumously, such as Amerika and The Castle…”