Drinking Beer in Iceland is Better than Filling Out Government Forms

June 13, 2013

I wish it could be as easy as flying to Iceland and India, packing up my suitcases full of salt and pepper and coming back home and sharing them with you. (And you’re thinking, wouldn’t it be nice to have a baby without 9 months of labor, too.)

Problem is, someone decided it should be really difficult. Someone decided to make sure there was a lot of complicated paperwork. Stuff that you could easily confuse with tax forms and estate planning documents.

Enjoying a beer in Iceland's Blue Lagoon. I mean looking for Icelandic Sea Salt in Iceland.

If it sounds like I’m complaining, well yes, I am. I wish this process was easier. It just seems ridiculous to have to jump through all these hoops just to get salt and pepper.

But jumping is what I’m doing. And I’m pretty sure that the Icelandic sea salt that I’ve been talking about will be here any day. Now excuse me, but I think I just got another exciting email with 3 point type that I need to speak to my customs broker about. Oy vey.

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