A LETTER TO TWENTY-MINUTES-AGO-JILL-TWISS:
Here is a thing I would not do if I were you (which I am. Or, rather, I was. Twenty minutes ago. Now I am an entirely different person, vastly more mature and with the sort of insight that only comes with age):
Whilst baiting a mousetrap with an eensy little piece of cheese, I would probably avoid leaving the GIANT REMAINING PIECE OF CHEESE out on the counter.
Turns out the mouse might actually prefer the latter. Go figure.