There is comfort in having a great excuse (photo: Invest the time to do it today, or regret it later… three hours round trip… skipped dinner as a compromise) There is comfort in having a great excuse. Great excuses give us the freedom to choose easily. Deadly isn’t it? Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.