16 December 2010

endorphinjunkie(z7bAlabama)December 16, 2010

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.

Anton Chekhov

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anneliese_32(6)

It can, but I refuse to let it get me down.

    Bookmark   December 16, 2010 at 7:18AM
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oscarthecat(z7MD)

You must fight back. Steve in Baltimore County.

    Bookmark   December 16, 2010 at 9:16AM
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lilod(NoCal/8)

It doesn't have to if you focus on the results of your activities and set your sights on something good and attainable.

    Bookmark   December 16, 2010 at 10:06AM
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sheila(WA7)

That sounds like a really bad translation from the Russian to me - very colloquial.

And I agree with Lilo. Everyday living never wore me out.

    Bookmark   December 16, 2010 at 8:17PM
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lilod(NoCal/8)

Sheila, I used to love Russian Literature, and they seem to be happy when they can agonize, it comes with the territory, I think

    Bookmark   December 16, 2010 at 11:46PM
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west_gardener

I keep my day-to-day living as simple as possible, so when a crisis hits, I have some reserves and resources available to handle the crisis.
This may not be true for the Russian people. Their day-to-day lives have been very difficult for a long time. I can see why the comment: "Any idiot can face a crisis" was made. When a nation's money is spent to face crisis, that's the outcome. If a nation's money is spent to make day-to-day living easier for the people, that will be the outcome.

    Bookmark   December 17, 2010 at 7:52PM
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west_gardener

I agree with you, oscarthecat, you have to fight back.

    Bookmark   December 17, 2010 at 8:02PM
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