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[20 Aug 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Vacation In San Diego–Trip Report

Took my family of 5 to San Diego this summer in August. This is what we did and this is how much it cost us.

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[5 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
How To Install Free Games On Windows Phone 7

I kept my promise and got my daughter Windows Phone 7 HTC HD7 device. The next question was – “How do I install games?”
It took me quite some time to realize how to do so.

Here is the sequence:

First I needed to logon on the web to http://xbox.com using my hotmail account. The same account I used to configure hotmail on the phone. This is key step. Failure to complete it prevent you from downloading anything. I burnt few hours just to realize it..
Next I needed to tap on the Marketplace …

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[30 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]

Papa, I am asking myself – do I live my life the right way? Do I spend my time and efforts on something meaningful?
What’s you answer?
I know your answer – your answer is you. You are the answer to all my questions.

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[13 Apr 2009 | 7 Comments | ]

I was reading Sheila’s The Importance of Creativity In Education where she pointes to a TED talk by Sir Ken Anderson called Do schools kill creativity?
I listened to the guy. The bell rang in my head when I heard him saying this:

by txd

A child starting to learn today will retire in 2065. What world will look like then?

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[27 Mar 2009 | 11 Comments | ]

Just finished reading Jay Heinrichs’ book  Thank You for Arguing: What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion (thank you, J.D.). What I love about this book is it offers down to earth practical content and the writing style is humorous and enjoyable. Heinrichs provides practical advice on how to effectively persuade in
by tacit requiem

seemingly every life situation. One of my favorite takeaways from the book is about handling kids temper tantrum.