MacBook keyboard keys

In this blog post, I am going to share with you how to get the lacking keyboard keys on a MacBook’s keyboard.

Essentially, you are missing the following keys:

  • HOME / END.
  • DEL key. This is different from the MacBook’s “Delete” key (which is equivalent to the “Backspace” key).
  • Page Up / Page Down.

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Introduction to writing x64 assembly in Visual Studio

asm64helloThis article completes the previous article about writing x86 assembly code in Visual Studio. Therein, I will show you how to extend the previous knowledge and give you a head start on how to write x64 assembler code instead. Continue reading

Growing up with Cats

Hello,

Yesterday, I was walking in the park and saw volunteers from Community Cat Coalition of Washington, trying to recruit people to help with their cause and volunteer.

The lady had a young cat, wrapped in a sheet around her arms like a mom would hold a little baby.

For those of us, cat lovers, seeing such scene makes us kind of emotional and happy to the see the cat being taken care of.

I want to share with you my experience and relationship with cats, especially wild / rural cats. It is a long post though so you can read the parts that sound of interest to you.

Do you know the saying: “Curiosity killed the cat” ? Well, I hope your curiosity will entice you to read the whole thing eventually! 🙂

What follows is a set of stories and experiences relating to cats from my childhood and early adulthood between the age of 9 and 19 years old.

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Preparing for the Washington State Driving Test

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Today I am going to share with you some of the notes I compiled / prepared when I had to study in order to pass the driving test.

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Rice pudding recipe – just like my mom used to do it

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Today I am going to share with you a very simple but yet delicious recipe of rice pudding (just like my mom used to prepare it for me).

Ingredients

The recipe is too simple and require a few ingredients:

  • Rice: rice of your choice (brown, white, long, jasmine, …)
  • Sweetener: Pick a sweetener of your choice (sugar, Maple syrup, honey, etc…)
  • Milk: Milk of your choice. I tried it with both almond milk and regular cow milk

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The healthy and tasty avocado shake recipe

Hello,

Today I am going to share with you a very healthy and tasty shake: Avocado Shake.

For this recipe you need:

  • Milk of your choice: I am using Almond Milk
  • Sweeteners (optional): It could be honey, white sugar, brown sugar, maple syrup
  • One Avocado
  • A blender: I am using the Magic Bullet

These are all the ingredients:

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First, cut the avocado in half and then use a spoon to carve the avocado out and put it in the cup:

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Second, add the milk and the sweetener (I use 3 tsps of brown sugar).

Third, blend the mix for 10 to 20 seconds and then you are ready to eat it:

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Calorie approximation:

  • Avocado: 225cal
  • Evaporated Cane Juice Organic Sugar (3tsp): 45cal
  • Almond Milk (one cup): 60cal

I usually add two dates and 5 pistachios to make this recipe even more tasty and healthy!

Please leave your comments or other suggestions.

Until the next time.