You know that saying, "You make your plans, but God has the last word"? Well, I left two weeks in the writing challenge to prepare for the conference next week thinking I'd have at least ten days to get my website up, business cards made, get pitch together, edit the first three chapters, etc.
You know what happened - LIFE!
It's like James Patterson said in 1st to Die, "Murphy was an optimist."
I always set my expectations high, which is a good thing, I guess, but eventually you have to accept reality and determine your priorities. Which is where I am today. On a day I'd planned for internet usage, we have heavy rain, so it's on to plan B.
Learn to laugh. Rule of the Day.