What is it about having something that needs to get done that makes even the most mildly entertaining activity the most engrossing thing to do? For example, right now I have to write up a quick one page paper for my Aztec class. It won't be hard, and it probably will be fun to do. However, just knowing that I have to do something makes surfing the web/reading the newspaper/ checking email seem way more fun. As a matter of fact posting on my blog sounds like way more fun than writing a paper about the Aztecs.