In Memorian…

In Memorian…

This weekend is Memorial Day weekend here in the United States. Memorial day is a federal (meaning is celebrated across the nation) holiday for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The holiday is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May. It is also the “un-official” start…

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Le Flare

Le Flare

I am a big fan of the Alien movies. I went to see the original Alien movie in theaters, back in 79′ with my best friend Carlos. The movie had such an impression on me that I got completely hooked and watched each and every one of the sequels from then on. (Yes, even Alien…

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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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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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