Real goodness is always simple. Simplicity is so attractive and so profitable that it is strange that so few people truly lead simple lives. (Leo Tolstoy, A Calendar of Wisdom, 23 April)
A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action not reaction. (Rita Mae Brown in Touchstones, 30 April)
Criticize yourself, but do not feel desperate about it. (Epictetus in A Calendar of Wisdom by Leo Tolstoy, 1 May)
- I made a couple of test videos with my digital camera. In one I panned the azaleas in front of the house. I tried to upload this 20-second video to Facebook. That didn't work. I was successful in uploading the video to one of my Google blogs. The video itself wasn't very good. I deleted it right after I confirmed that it would work.
- There's something wrong with the phone connection to Panama. I haven't been able to complete a call for several days. Yesterday Melva called me and her call got cut off after a couple of minutes. I spent about twenty minutes waiting for help from the phone card company yesterday. I was told to try again in two hours. I did and the line still went dead. I'm frustrated.