What a great weekend for racing! 
There was drama to be had all around this past weekend! Starting with F1, I'd love to be in on the team meetings for either Red Bull or Mercedes today.

I think Vettel should probably be sending flowers to Webber and promising to follow instructions in the future, but regardless of what happened he certainly proved what a racer at heart he is!

You had to feel bad for Rosberg. In the case of the Red Bull cars, Webber made it seem as though he could have held off Vettel if he wanted to but was told to slow down and coast to the finish. He was then taken by surprise. In the Mercedes camp, however, it seems far more likely that Rosberg would have overtaken Hamilton fairly easily if they'd been allowed to just race it out. Even Hamilton was apologetic about his podium finish. It'll be really interesting to see how this all pans out over the next few races.

I can't help but think that maybe the team felt it would be easier in the long run to deal with Rosberg's disappointment than with Hamilton's incessant whining had they not kept him in front. He'd have certainly blamed the whole thing on the team strategy and they probably don't want to deal with all that so early in the season.

Indy had a good opening race, but not nearly as dramatic. It was nice to see de Silvestro running so well through the race, even though she drove the tires off at the end. Congrats to local boy, James Hinchcliffe, on his first win in the series!

NASCAR was as full of drama as F1, with Logano and Hamlin continuing their little feud with the best bit or racing Auto Club Speedway has ever seen. The last 8 laps or so were absolutely riveting!

I sincerely hope Denny is ok after his wreck at the end so this can continue. He got out of the car by himself, but then seemed to be in trouble and was taken to the hospital.

Tony Stewart showing up out of the blue to try to punch the crap out of Logano was just icing on the cake. Watching the replays, I'm not sure he had that big a reason to be so upset but hey... who wants to be left out of the post-race highlights eh?

Oh... and Congrats to Kyle Busch for sweeping the weekend in spectacular style! Not that anyone is talking about it.

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Are You Watching Revenge Yet? 
If you're not watching Revenge yet, you should be. It's still going strong.

If you are... then I'm wondering whether you were also playing Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On" in your mind during the end of the last episode.

heh. I don't think anyone can ever get shoved off a raft ever again without that song playing in the sub-conscious. Does that make me insensitive?

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Congrats to Danica! 
Wow. Danica Patrick on pole for the Daytona 500. I did NOT see that one coming! I'm pretty sure this is the most significant thing she's done so far in NASCAR. Congrats to her!

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Time To Try New Tax Software? TurboTax Will Help! 
This was just too amusing to not post.

I was having a chat about tax software and someone mentioned that TurboTax might be worth a shot. Right now all my tax history is kept in some software called ProFile so my first thought was whether or not I can easily convert those files.

I went to the TurboTax website and right at the top is a box that says "Ask a question, get an expert answer". Sounds like exactly what I need!

So here is what happened:

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Your Question
“Convert profile history”

Our Expert Answer
The vehicle plug-in conversion credit is 10% of the cost of converting any motor vehicle (new or used) to a qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicle. The maximum credit is $4,000 per vehicle. The property must be placed in service after February 17, 2009 through 2011. TurboTax will calculate your allowable credit.
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And that is all. Just that answer. Lol! Well there you have it. Probably not for me...


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Motive 
I watched the new show, Motive, last night and wasn't impressed. I was really looking forward to seeing it as they've been hyping it up for weeks and the premise is interesting. It even started off really well. You immediately find out who the killer and the victim are with great big labels. OOOH! Intrigue!!

But then it just sort of fell apart. It was a bit boring through the middle and I just didn't much care about any of the main players. They weren't all that interesting.

They gave the main character an interesting car, so that was cool. It's an 80's Olds Cutlass and appears to be in near mint condition.

Of course, they ruined the coolness by having her son use it in a drag race later in the episode and managing only a mid-17's quarter mile time. They make it out to be quite an accomplishment, but it's really a sad effort and nothing to be proud of.

Normal viewers wouldn't think anything of it and just take their word for this being a good run, but come on... how hard would it have been to either make a proper pass with the car, or just completely fake it on the scoring boards?

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