When I was only ten, I learned how to type on a manual typewriter. A-S-D-F...J-K-L-;...since then, I’ve written over 2,000 blogs and enjoy sharing my words with others. 

As a writer, you see the world around you as a story waiting to be told. Every experience acts as an actor for this beautiful story we’re fortunate enough to call “life.” I hope you appreciate my writing as much as I’ve had, living the story. 


I brought to my attention that my writing has diminished in the past few weeks. While it is one of my favorite pastimes, it can be refreshing to take a break and revisit many of the words I've wanted to mark down. The world is changing at a rapid pace..

28 July/Posted by aaronplaat

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The past few weeks have carried a few milestones in my life, worth noting. 7/5/16 marked the 1-year anniversary of my relocation to SF.  Looking back at both of the times, they feel as if they were simply moments from the present. Life is so fleeting and short. Yet, it is.

23 July/Posted by aaronplaat

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Why I chose Expensify

TGIF, everybody! In case you missed it, this is my first week working at Expensify. And I’ve never been happier to have worked with an organization in my career. Applying to Expensify was a bit of a career shift for me, as I’ve been self-employed for the last 8 years.

15 July/Posted by aaronplaat

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I’ve found that as I grow older, the constant change I find is in the perspectives I gain from the passing years. New people, places, challenges, heartaches, and personal reflections grow like a tree branch. San Francisco is a challenging city to live in. It’s one of the most expensive.

14 July/Posted by aaronplaat

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One year later: SF in review

Since it's been just over one year since my move to SF, I thought it would be nice to jot down some thoughts and personal reflections I've had since moving to California for the second (and seemingly final) time. This year has been a wonderful year of transformation, love, personal.

11 July/Posted by aaronplaat

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It’s for you

 "Its for us, Yegie!" I exclaimed, while looking at a beautiful sunset cradle the clouds of another beautiful Oakland sky. We had ventured through the streets of downtown Oakland, taking a walk between shopping at the neighborhood stores, on a day that seemed to pronounce its' own beauty through the.

2 July/Posted by aaronplaat

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