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Archives for July 2009

A kid’s first cake

My elder daughter has recently discovered the joy of baking. And so far she is loving the overall experience – and so am I. Nearly everyday she bakes a cake or cup-cakes. After a few initial problems her baking is almost perfected. She had tried many recipes from cookbooks that we had. I also found her several […]

Get what you want

This post is in loose continuation of my last entry about Occam’s Razor. The surest way to get what you want, provided its something that can be acquired in the first place, is to want it more than any other thing in your life. If you are willing to trade your efforts and time for […]

Occam’s Razor

entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem Loosely translated it means, “of several acceptable explanations for a phenomenon, the simplest is preferable, provided that it takes all circumstances into account.” Its usually attributed to 14th-century English logician and Franciscan friar, William of Ockham. While it may look trivial at first glance, it forms one of the […]

Exercise the cancer away

Another story from the archives of my mind. I read this story a while back and both the author and the publisher claimed that this was ‘the whole truth and nothing but the truth’. If it is true then it is an inspiration for us all to exercise regularly. I don’t remember the source or […]

Happy rain, sad rain

The rains are a time of rebirth. But there is a catch; rebirth is dyadic in nature. In order for something to be born, something else has to die. I guess that’s why so many people feel sad when it rains. The circle of life retains its balance through every season. For every child running in rapture […]