A squirrel goes through the winter finding his way to food each day using the same little trail. He has cover from onlookers but crosses a small break in the land where he jumps, without cover, from a rock on one side to the rock on the other side.
A hawk watches from above and notices that the squirrel takes the trail at the same time each morning. Even with brush covering the trail the hawk can see movement but at the small break he sees the squirrel exposed as he jumps.
Days pass. The squirrel’s habits do not change. The hawk watches. One day the hawk is ready and drops from the sky just in time to catch the squirrel in his mouth in midair as he leaps from the rock.
Daily routine keeps you busy but can be used against you. Stop and look up. What is different about today. Don’t let habits obscure needed actions.