Food For Thought – Shepherd’s Pie

“Ok so you’ve had a leg of lamb for Sunday lunch – what to do with the leftovers? Yes – Shepherds’ Pie is the answer.” -A History Of Shepherd’s Pie Everyone’s grandmother (ok, Irish grandmother) makes a different version of Shepherd’s Pie and honestly, they are all delicious. This particular version is more traditional than … [Read more…]

Sunk Costs, Farmville, and Zombies

“Most economic fallacies derive – from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another” -Milton Friedman You Are Not So Smart has a great post about the sunk cost fallacy. “If you dropped your cell phone over the edge of a cruise … [Read more…]

Bloggers and Lighthouses

“Lighthouses are more helpful than churches.” -Benjamin Franklin A couple of weeks ago, AOL purchased the online news organization The Huffington Post, founded by Ariana Huffington. A lot of people have criticized Huffington Post, including one of my favorite bloggers, PZ Myers. You see, The Huffington Post features bloggers who are not compensated for their … [Read more…]

Book Club

We discussed The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time by Mark Haddon on Friday (March 25.) The book for April is Stieg Larsson’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. We will be discussing on April 29 on Facebook. Katie will be writing one review and @IMakeCake will be writing the other. The … [Read more…]