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#342 - Time, Energy, Money (mostly time)

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Motto: It Makes a Fool of Us All

Life seems to me like a series of choices about what to do with your resources. Mostly those resources fall into energy, time, and money.

It used to be that I'd sit down to write most Columns not knowing what I wanted to write about. The net result would be whatever came to my mind between the time I sat down and the time I stood up. Nowadays I know essentially exactly what I want to say before I ever approach my computer. I write more Columns in my head than I ever get to put online - I just "don't have the time" to do it.

I have been saying for years that the "having no time" excuse is mostly bologna that old people say to make up for not using their time wisely. While I still think that's true to some extent, my tune has changed.

Actually. After doing an exercise to fill out this paragraph with, it looks a lot like this is still the case and I've just been woefully misusing my time. Maybe I should do another time stud…

#341 - Aaron Explains Income Tax

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Motto: GET READY FOR FINANCE, BABY
Taxes are needlessly confusing. At least that's how I always found them to be. Some relatively simple jargon like "deductible" kept me from understanding what's really a pretty basic concept. Here's what almost 30 year old Aaron wishes he could send back in time 10 years to almost 20 year old Aaron.

Top 10: Favorite TV Comedies... Updated from #302 10. Family Guy
9. King of the Hill
8. Last Week Tonight
7. Futurama
6. Parks and Rec
5. Scrubs
4. The Office
3. Arrested Development
2. Community

1. Rick and Morty

Quote: "Hold your poop in so it goes up... science." - Jon -
"The meat sweats are basically my normal sweats." - Jon -
"I got some vodka! I ain't worried." - Jon -
"Can you guys please wait until the song is over?"
- Derek, who was listening to Rebecca Black's "Friday" out loud at work, to some coworkers who started talking nearby -