"Getting up early all the time, he thought, it makes you stupid."
The initial round of *squeeek* stop action animations and accompanying paintings and the open studio storefront window exhibit happened. It's always interesting to note how different (or not) work feels after other people have had a chance to see it out in the open.
The emotions and tangle of discovering/reading/rereading Kafka that sparked it, just gets added to the text soup. One strand of meaning was inherent communication difficulty and reflexive jokes bouncing off that. Which then become grist for the mill. Again.