VISTAS: An awareness of a range of time, events, or subjects. A broad Mental View.
October 16

"The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change."
- Carl Rogers -


"Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy."
- Pyotr Tchaikovsky -

2006

First day back from Vacation, everything looked good, so the day went well, nothing much of anything else happened but I woke up and I made it through the day so this was a good thing. I think.

2005

"We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be."
– Kurt Vonnegut -

2004

In the darkest part of the night, on a rainy morn
thoughts tumble in, thoughts forbidden rumble
memories come, dreams of some,
days of old, days untold, days sold, days fold

2003

a journey in self exploration is difficult to travel, knowing ones shortcomings, knowing that one could be more, and knowing that the days of yesterday form the perception of what one is.

2002

the whistle blows
the scream of the brakes
the silence of the night
the heartbeat of the broken
the tears of the cleansing
the isolation

2001

The greatest gift that you can give yourself is a little bit of your own attention.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo -

2000

People and things do not upset us, rather we upset ourselves by believing that they can upset us.
- Albert Ellis -

1999

The silence of the moment is broken by a heartbeat of thought. Where we are as one, the passion spent. Lingering, holding within it's spell more than mere words can express, or ever be said.

1998

Can I cry without others being the cause
Can I laugh in solitude

I want to hide
I want to be alone

Can I die without caring
Can I be without knowing

I want to have and to hold
I want to need

Can I be one within myself
Can I be Me

1997

The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
- Robert Frost -