I know this article is about native Spotify features, but there are a couple utilities I use with Spotify that make the experience better. Blockify will mute ads and play local mp3s during the ads for me. Toastify shows me popups of the current song and is highly customizable. » 6/23/14 8:55am 6/23/14 8:55am

I never understood why external frame packs aren't recommended anymore. Similar sized externals compared to internal frame packs are actually lighter, because internal frames require more padding for your back and modern external frame technology for the frame is really lightweight. » 6/20/14 9:21am 6/20/14 9:21am

My company has flexible vacation. Nothing is earned, you just take what you want as long as it is within reason. When I started I asked what that meant and they said that most people take "a few weeks". I have no guilt taking off. » 4/28/14 12:38pm 4/28/14 12:38pm

Last year and the year before I used TaxAct.com (free version), but this year I decided to compare both TaxAct and TurboTax (free version). I was more impressed with TurboTax's interface, plus I got a better return. I'm sticking with Turbotax free for the future. » 3/18/14 11:14am 3/18/14 11:14am