Meat(t1) = (grain(t0))^3

Lynne Kiesling In a post about how reducing your meat consumption can help you manage food costs, Megan McArdle has the best quote I’ve seen thus far about the food chain: Also, you may have noticed that meat is getting kind of pricey. Best bet is that it will go up before it goes down, … More Meat(t1) = (grain(t0))^3More Meat(t1) = (grain(t0))^3

TV Technology, Economics, and My Rediscovered Love of Hockey

Lynne Kiesling Long-time KP readers know that I am from Pittsburgh and I am a hockey fan. Newer readers may not realize that, because I don’t write as much about hockey here as I used to. In part that’s the disillusion and ennui that set in during and after the lockout. In part it’s been … More TV Technology, Economics, and My Rediscovered Love of HockeyMore TV Technology, Economics, and My Rediscovered Love of Hockey

A Sheepy, Woolly Weekend, and Some Economics of It

Lynne Kiesling I spent the weekend with two friends at the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival, the second largest sheep-based livestock and fiber festival in the U.S. It’s an overwhelming combination of county fair (complete with fair food), livestock show, livestock market, and fiber festival. It’s all about turning this into this And yes, I … More A Sheepy, Woolly Weekend, and Some Economics of ItMore A Sheepy, Woolly Weekend, and Some Economics of It