Run This Scenario in Your Head; Before You Buy Your Next Vehicle

Okay look… as you might have guessed by now, I’m a total FANATIC about the Toyota Tacoma and well trucks in general. I mean there is this HUGE Vehicle revolution coming out around the corner… well one might say the revolution is upon us. But there are some diehard gas heads and diesel heads whom…

What is Your Retirement Plans?

This is really the BIG question around here isn’t it. Recently, I brought up the idea of retiring early with a couple of colleagues over breakfast as both of them have a few years on me. What I found most interesting is one of them is currently planning on working beyond his retirement age of…

It’s Officially Official Day; DNA is Alive!

Hello Friends of the Internet, Today we are proud to announce on Canadian Family Day we ripped off the bandaid here at jacksoncrabb.wordpress.com by purchasing a NEW flashy domain name… Distracted in Alberta James and myself (Aaron) have been working on getting our proverbial stuff together over the past couple of years to bring Distracted…

A New Era of Digital Assets; Non-Fungible Token (NFT)

Have you heard of this digital craze that started back in 2009 by some programmers? They named the thing they were building “crypto currency” and specifically Bitcoin. Have you heard of that? Have you invested in it, or one of the similar new era currencies? Do you understand how crypto currency operates? Does the whole…

Arriving Before Sunrise at Toronto Pearson International Airport

Skidding to a stop on the entry landing zone we smashed around in our seats and taxied over to the gate at YYZ aka Toronto Pearson International Airport. This was my fifth landing in as many years at YYZ. Awaiting the door to pop-open folks on the blurry red eye stood up, stretching limbs, legs…

A Turkey in Time Departing from Edmonton International Airport

For ninety-three percent of the people out there traveling the first flight I chose to fly on down to Wisconsin would make you arrive with bright red eyes, blurry vision and a lack of pep in their step. Of course for this guy being awake after midnight is an everyday occurrence and red eye syndrome…

A Simple Calculation to Rebalance Your Portfolio?

For many people they pay a financial advisor to assist them with rebalancing their portfolio and for some rebalancing a portfolio may sound like a complex number of calculations. However I am here to show you a simple calculation that I use when rebalancing my portfolio every year. If you don’t know what rebalancing a…

South Facing Windows Are a Blessing for Heating a House

The week went by in a flash and before we knew it we were sitting in the Tacoma driving East along Whitemud headed towards the northeast corner of the city. Idly we chatted about how fast the week flew by then we sat in silence enjoying the sounds of Colin James, 40 Light Years. On…

What Do You Love About Life?

Late last night the wife and I were kicking around after dinner talking about the laundry list of things that we love about life. In particular all the things that we love to do. You know. Activities. What feeds our pastime? And what we have passion for? Our lists were seemingly similar in length and…

Affiliate Marketing; Round Two, a Man with a Plan!

I know a few of you are like “Wait What?!” didn’t this guy try reinventing the wheel last year? And I suppose you are correct. I totally went in with my blinders on and high hopes of understanding the content and sub-context that surrounds the mysterious achievement called “Affiliate Marketing.” This post is one-quarter lessons…

Online Surveys; Are They Worth Your Efforts?

For nearly the last 2-hours I have sat at my desk churning through survey after survey on two platforms: Swagbucks and Survey Junkie. Earlier in the day I had been searching for ways to generate a bit of side hustle income. The first thing I kept seeing pop up were “simple survey’s” or “high paying…

Affiliate Link Policy

In much of our product-focused content, you’ll find text links that will redirect to Amazon and other reputable online retailers. If you click on one of these affiliate links, and end up buying something from the retailer, our team here at Distracted in Alberta will earn a small commission on your purchase. This revenue helps…