I am too chronically ill to do much over here, when I already can't predict which en.WP edits that I start will be the ones I have to abandon.

If you're curious, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Geekdiva for info on my limitations plus some generally useful links in the Advice with links through a background story section.

  • "I have made this letter longer than usual, because I lack the time to make it short."
Blaise Pascal (or, in my case, I lack not the time but the energy)
  • "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle."
— Misattributed to Philo and Plato. Wikiquote says that it is a variant of the Christmas message "Be pitiful, for every man is fighting a hard battle," written by the Scottish preacher Ian Maclaren (also known as John Watson) in 1897. I first saw it, attributed to Philo, about twenty years ago on a Celestial Seasoning teabag at work. Be Kind; Everyone You Meet is Fighting a Hard Battle. Plato? Philo of Alexandria?.