“The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.”

The last couple of weeks have had me thinking about plans.  I plan my day, week and month of activities.  I attempt to plan a weekly menu of healthy meals for my family.

Here are a few quotes that have turned into ear worms although not at all musical:.

  • Plan your work and work your plan.
  • The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.
  • Always have a Plan B and a Plan C.

The origins and meanings of the first two quotes can be found via Google searches or on Wikipedia.  The last quote is one of my own.  If you use Wikipedia often for quick references like these, please consider making a donation.  I did.

When you’re working on a major project, considering a vacation or a move, it is important to have a plan.  It is also important to have a backup plan especially if you can’t count on promised resources or events unfold beyond your control.  Otherwise, it will seem like a futile attempt at herding cats. 

I made plans back in June to travel, to learn and to return with gifts for family and friends.  Events unfolded as planned during and after my tour of Ontario Wine Country and now, as planned, my wine rack is empty.  Of course, the next plan is to acquire some replacement samples in order to help with holiday celebrations!

If that didn’t catch your attention, here’s a picture of some cats.  They heard someone mention mice >^..^<

Two cats relaxing beside a small Christmas tree

Christmas Tree and Cats Dec. 2013

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”




About shewrite63

I am Theresa. I am a Mother, Grandmother and intermittent writer. I published a bittersweet novel in 2011 under the pen name of Florence T Lyon. I am also a real life survivor, community volunteer, Archives and Records Management graduate, and long-time IT support worker trying to keep up with technological changes. Can't eke a living off of my writing skills - yet!
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2 Responses to Plans

  1. At the risk of being off-topic?

    That was a funny commercial.

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