Persephoneconomics: Does Motivation Matter?

I was going to write a post about the basic principles of neoclassical economics and why they have little to no bearing on real life, basically part 879 of Why Republicans Suck Blog 2K11. Instead, because I feel like we might already be a little burned out on that sort of thing and it’s only Wednesday (I KNOW, RIGHT?), I thought maybe I’d talk about things that are a little more fun, and a little less cut and dry: Lady Gaga and pizza. Read More Persephoneconomics: Does Motivation Matter?

On My Honor

One of the best things about being a mom is being able to watch my daughter enjoy things that I did as a child. Watching her learn to swim, enjoy movies like Cinderella and get excited about playing in the snow are small pleasures I wasn’t expecting. When she was eager to don the Care Bears socks I found at Target, and started learning the names of the Strawberry Shortcake characters, I smiled. Then she became a Girl Scout. Read More On My Honor