Distinguishing doing something from doing something useful

A nice thought to mull over, courtesy of Betsy. It can take a long time
to be comfortable with the notion of leaving well enough alone.

“Much of the social history of the
Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what
worked with what sounded good.”
Thomas Sowell, via Niek Hockx
I'm off to the airport, where Frank and I will meet the famous Niek,
and then get on a plane for Saudi Arabia. I told Niek to keep his eye
open for somebody wearing solid black from neckline to ankle and wrist.
Not sure if I'll be able to blog from Riyadh, but la vida es una buena
aventura, and this certainly will be a big adventure.