I finally got out and about to enjoy one of my hobbies: Muzzleloading. Basically, shooting old-time muzzleloading rifles. A group of us got together (at safe, social distances) to "plink" steel targets in the woods.
That got me thinking about something old Ben wrote about living the advantages of adversity:
To be thrown upon one's own resources is to be cast into the very lap of fortune, for our faculties then undergo a development and display an energy of which they were previously unsusceptible.
Sort of like that old box turtle: Thrown upon one's own resources. Those guys sure have lived a LONG time on this planet.
Carpe diem Life,