Ramen

Ramen

Lately, I have been obsessed with Ramen… I think my obsession started when I watched Juzo Itami’s Tampopo a few years ago with my friend Yana.   A truck driver stops at a small family-run noodle shop and decides to help its fledgling business. The story is intertwined with various vignettes about the relationship of love…

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Ripe Age

Ripe Age

This past weekend we drove to White Plains, NY to visit and celebrate my mother-in-law brother’s birthday. His nickname is Cucho (I don’t think I have ever known his real name, they always call him Cucho) and he was celebrating his 95th run around the Sun. His daughter, my wife’s cousin, invited us and my…

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