VISTAS: An awareness of a range of time, events, or subjects. A broad Mental View.
October 12

"It is easy to forgive others their mistakes; it takes more grit and gumption to forgive them for having witnessed your own."
- Jessamyn West -


"It is necessary to try to surpass oneself always; this occupation ought to last as long as life."
- Queen Christina -

2006

Vacation is almost over and I haven't accomplished a single thing, oh well life tends to go that way. I took Mara to Auburn for Crystal, then took mom home. Other than that nothing has been going on, been spending a lot of time at Whuddle world.

2005

"When you get into a tight place and it seems that you can't go on, hold on — for that's just the place and the time that the tide will turn."
– Harriet Beecher Stowe -

2004

can I say the words
can I say the feelings
can I say the fears
can I say the words

2003

good bye grandpa.. your journey was long, complicated, twisted, and hateful, but yet as blood will always be blood, and I was yours.. I wish you well on your journey to ever after.

2002

silence that was the day,
as though the air around was molded of clay
peaceful time to play
stillness with little to say

2001

You can never plan the future by the past.
- Edmund Burke -

2000

the trees a mix of golds, reds, yellows and browns
the breeze cool, the nights colder
the song haunting the melody and the words echo into the darkest night

1999

The morning dawns, a pale misty gray, a silence broken only by the creatures of the night, soon they will hide within their slumber. The day will become alive, the sun shall shine and the creatures will thrive.

1998

I must hide behind a false and unidentifying identity, for to be the real me would scare those away that I shall not want to lose. I would love to share the uniqueness of my inner self, but it is so scarred and worn I'm not sure that even with my introspective view of it I know what or where it is.

1997

All things are difficult before they are easy.
- Thomas Fuller -