Posted on April 17, 2012
Posted by John Scalzi
Don’t spend this sunset all in one place.
BWA HA HA HA HAH HA
Was it any less obnoxious coming from someone else?
The difference is, I can delete your first post if I want.
Ahhhhhhh! I haven’t done my taxes yet! No, wait. I have until the 30th. Whew.
I think my sunset would have been brighter, but a significant percentage of the light shone on the IRS.
One of the few advantages of being a geezer on a fixed income is having a very minimal tax return and rate. The downside is not having an increase in my private pension since 1992. Thank heaven for great bloggers and libraries!
I had to ask for the 6 month extension. Travel to the Great Barrier Reef, workplace injury, other problems conspired to make calculating two Schedule Cs (me and my wife as consultant, me and my wife as authors) to both IRS and Calfornia’s Franchise Tax Board untimely.
On the plus side, my son completed construction and installation of a new PC, so, unconstrained by my wife’s (to me uncomfortable laptop) , I wrote 3 chapters adding to 8,100 words of fiction today. Odd feeling, as I did not know the word count, until I cut & pasted from gmail where I’d typed them as vanilla text, to Open Office .odt files, and learned the wordcount. This is again reinforcing what Mr. Scalzi said earlier this week about what a writer’s brain tells the writer, based on wordcount. Akin to Jerome Lettvin’s 1959 paper, “What the frog’s eye tells the frog’s brain”, one of the most cited papers in the Science Citation Index.
Just found your blog in The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published. Looking forward to it!
I think it’s safe to say that you like the “vignette” filter.
The Lad and I filed our US taxes months ago. Of course, the Australian ones will be due before we know it.
Sunsets still cost nothing to enjoy, I take advantage of that whenever I can.
Despise taxes so always do them early to avoid thinking about them.
You live in a part of the country not known for its natural beauty, but you certainly make it look breathtaking!
Paying taxes sucks.
Having an EMT who is payed from those taxes be an excellent person
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