He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life. Victor Hugo
A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us. John Steinbeck
A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. Lao Tzu
So the computer comes back…with more glitches, and the battery won’t charge. I call the Repair Center. They send a new battery. Nope, that one doesn’t charge either. What good is a lightweight laptop if I’m tethered to a power cord?
I call the Repair Center again, enumerating the glitches that I have experienced. The empty shipping box has just arrived from FedEx. My computer will spend another week or so of R and R.