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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. 

Reflecting

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Two years ago, I was sitting on my couch in Dallas, wondering what the next chapter of my life would contain. I was anticipating a trip to NYC, followed by a new opportunity in San Francisco. I had been self-employed for 8 years, and was well accustomed to the unknown..

28 June/Posted by aaronplaat

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One year later: working at Expensify

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It's been one year since I first saw a set of provocative advertisements at the Embarcadero Muni Station for Expensify. The initial ads caught my eye enough to send in a job application. One month later, I found myself sitting across from Expensify Founder & CEO, David Barrett, discussing a role at.

23 June/Posted by aaronplaat

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Allbirds

Writing
It's been a while since I've written a product review/suggestion. This is related to the ceasing of my old binge-purchase habits through Amazon. It's been a few years since I crossed the 350+ orders per year threshold. Nowadays, I look for products and services that solve immediate problems in my.

20 June/Posted by aaronplaat

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Morality and unicorns

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Morality. Does it exist? Do unicorns exist? If I asked you what a unicorn looked like, you'd be able to provide me with an accurate description. You could probably point to many pictures of them, galloping across a beautiful countryside. If a blind person were to ask what a unicorn.

19 June/Posted by aaronplaat

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I quit swiping

Worklife
"We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another." A friend of mine recently wrote a blog about ‘swipe culture’ and its’ impact on the modern dating scene. After reading the blog, I thought it would be nice to write.

8 June/Posted by aaronplaat

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Seeds

Writing
When I was a little boy, I remember shopping with my mother for seeds to plant in our family garden. These seeds came in small envelopes, with a picture of the plant/fruit/vegetable/flower on the front of the envelope. Holding one of the envelopes, I shook the package and listened to.

6 June/Posted by aaronplaat

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