"Hard work is just preparation for a lucky day," Sir Mix-a-Lot tells Chase Jarvis
I was supposed to be unemployed today.
Short version: I had the opportunity to mail it in, but I didn't. I remembered something I wrote some 4.5 years ago. Someone was paying me money, and they deserved my best.
I'm going to leave this bit right here about how you're entitled to work hard, but not to much else in this life. Deal with it.