Change Your Life One Sock at a Time

I've made a major breakthrough in my life -- one that is certain to alter my future for the better.

Here's the deal.

I've decided that I will no longer sort and fold my socks.

Seriously. Hear me out.


The usual state of my sock drawer is one of intricate organization, but I've come to realize that this is an unnecessary responsibility I have put upon myself.


Consider the math.

On average, I do laundry every other week -- roughly 26 times a year. Each time, I spend approximately ten minutes sorting and folding my socks. Currently forty years old, (God-willing) let's say I live another forty years.

According to the Bozo-puter, that sock-sorting time investment calculates as follows:
26 laundry cycles x 10 minutes of sock sorting x 40 years = 10400 minutes
10400 minutes / 60 minutes in an hour = 173.3 hours
173.3 hours / 24 hours in a day = 7.2 days
That's over seven solid days of sock folding that I will do over the remainder of my lifetime. An entire week that I will waste so others can see that my left ankle properly matches my right ankle.

Forget that.

I'll take the extra week.

2 comments:

Rob O'Hara said...

I did this with my underwear last year. I bought two weeks worth of black underwear (nobody else in the house wears black underwear) and threw out all the rest. Maybe I'll do this with my socks this year. I hate digging through my sock drawer, pulling out two white socks at a time, and seeing if they match. Maybe this is the year I start wearing some type of unique socks and save myself from this hell.

TL said...

Get ready to live, man.