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Time for... Breakfast Burritos?

Time, that scarce and most valuable of assets. We only have so much of it to invest, sell or squander. We’re so immersed in time that it is easy to take for granted. When I hear someone say they don’t have the time to do something, the smug jerk in me wants to say “don’t you mean it’s not important enough to you?” The way I see it, we all have time to do anything –we just don’t have time to do everything. So, we make trade-offs, deciding something else is more important. Time and tradeoffs. Which leads me to this morning’s story. Given the limited reception donuts had last week I decided to mix-it-up and do the unthinkable. I would switch to breakfast burritos. A surprising trade-off, I thought. The neighborhood spot I had in mind was closed, so I settled on plan B: La Popular on 20th and Lawrence. Of course, they were also closed (they open at 7). Right place, wrong time. I headed into the office to make some time (my inner smug jerk also has some thoughts on this idiomatic expression). Fortunately, I had given myself plenty of time so my schedule was able to absorb these unexpected detours. Whether this move to breakfast burritos becomes a permanent staple, an anomaly or a strategic blunder remains to be seen. In any event, I suggest you take the time to help yourself to a delicious (and different) breakfast treat.

Happy Friday!


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