Several important quotes related to Distillery Calendar Log: Learning to Face Problems.
One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
“Which road do I take?” she asked.
“Where do you want to go?” was his response.
“I don’t know,” Alice answered.
“Then,” said the cat, “it doesn’t matter.”
~ Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
It’s hard, this far into the revolution, to remember what you’re fighting for.
Bill Hall, Jr. (Jan 31, 2000)
And, I’m also reminded of my job. I frequently — no, usually — go into tech support situations utterly unprepared, because the problem that I am supposed to fix is so poorly articulated.
And then there’s the perennial problem in Open Source, where so many software projects are a solution eagerly searching for a problem.