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The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men…

You will, of course, recognize the reference if not the specific quote.   It is a line from from Robert Burns‘ poem “To a Mouse on Turning Her Up in Her Nest with the Plough.”  The line which inspired the title of Steinbeck’s famous novel “Of Mice and Men.”

Now what does all that have to do with little ole me?  Well, I had every intention of starting 2013 off on the right foot.  I had scheduled a Jenny Craig appointment at Noon on Monday the 7th, my very FIRST day back from Worlds.  I had a physical trainer appointment scheduled for tomorrow Thursday, which I’m going to miss.  I had not one but two teaches scheduled where I was actually *making* money teaching dance scheduled for Wed and for Thursday, again which I had to cancel.

On the to do list was to give the kitchen, the stove and the fridge a good scouring, all as a kick off to the new year and the first steps on the road to the new transformed me.

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