Of all the uncontrollable variables - the weather is both literally and figuratively the furthest out of reach. The best laid plans of mice and men can be destroyed by low pressure systems. Our birthday and Thanksgiving climbing trip has been blown up by the weather system that is stomping the Southwest.
Fifteen hours all directions are being impacted. We only have power to control some factors. Flexibility is a must in an unpredictable life. Adventures are still to be had - just not the ones in the original plan.
Chase your dreams, expect the best - have contingency plans for the worst.