There’s a classic children’s book called “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.” You might be surprised to learn that the story revolves around what happens if you give a mouse a cookie. This simple act triggers a chain of events that ends (spoiler alert) with the mouse wanting another cookie. The following is offered with apologies to the author of the book, Laura Joffe Numeroff.
If you’re living in a house during a pandemic, you’ll have plenty of time to stare at the walls. Looking at these walls will make you realize they could use some paint. Thinking about sprucing up your home with paint is exciting, so you decide to start with the living room because it’s the least used room in your home and will go largely unnoticed in your daily life. You realize it doesn’t make sense, but a lot of things don’t make sense lately, so you decide to go with it.