In the past year, I’ve probably roasted cauliflower more than two dozen times.
But, if you asked me right now how I do it, I wouldn’t be able to tell you. I have to look up the recipe online every single time.
I have a theory that the information refuses to stick in my brain because I know I don’t need it to – that’s what Google is for.
The search engine handles about 100 billion queries every month – basically the same number of times my daughter asks me “why” between 6 and 7 am on an average morning.
And, just like I never accept the first answer Google serves up as the right one, so, too, does my child never seem to accept the first answer to her questions. They are always followed by another query, another demand. [Read more…]