In Reply to: there is a lot to look forward to posted by Acheick on January 20, 2003 at 09:15:57:
just read a great quote this a.m...
"the past is our definition. we may strive, w/ good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape it only by adding something better to it." - wendell berry
did you ever read anything by him? he wrote one of the most amazing novels i ever read, "jayber crow"... lot's of great poetry too.