The only thing you can’t buy with money is time.
No one likes less money in their paycheck, but based on a number of calls I made today to Defense Department public affairs shops, smart folks parlayed mandatory furlough days, which clicked in this month into a really long July 4th weekend.
The 4th fell on Thursday, take one day of leave on Friday and a furlough day today, and you end up with a five day weekend -- not a bad bargain for people who value time off more than money.
And, remember, the only thing you can’t buy with money is time.
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