Archive for November 2007

TV

November 27, 2007

Thank god for Tivo. We decided to start watching ‘Heroes’ this fall, although we have been too busy to watch much TV. So we started ‘Heroes’ a week ago having all of them on the Tivo, and so we have been obsessively watching all the episodes. Tonight, we catch up to the current show. Yay, because the current story arc ends next week. I can hardly wait.

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Materialism and self-esteem

November 26, 2007

Fascinating:

In one of the first studies to focus on the development of materialism among children, Deborah Roedder John, a professor of marketing at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, reveals that a young person’s level of materialism is directly connected to their self-esteem.

Researcher finds materialism in children and adolescents linked to self-esteem

A little introspection leads me to believe that there is something to this.

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Yes to Joan Robinson

November 24, 2007

mental_floss Blog » 7 Geniuses and 1 Entire Science That Never Won the Nobel

Been overwhelmed with life again.

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Neat

November 14, 2007

Keisuke Hirano: Econometrics Haiku

via: http://www.marginalrevolution.com

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Hockey

November 13, 2007

Of course.  One of my favorite players below

Happy

November 11, 2007

about who I am married to. There are too many reasons. Here is a word list

  • Lovely
  • Calm (quite important because I often am not.)
  • Intelligent
  • Laughs
  • Funny
  • Trustworthy
  • Brilliant
  • Sexy
  • Joy
  • Fun
  • Indulgent

But I do,

November 10, 2007

I do wanna grow up.  And I did.  The song still makes me happy, though…