Monthly Archives: April 2012

Imprompto birthday dinner for Lesh

Saturday night with no plans? Check? Random call to go out to celebrate Lesh’s birthday? Check? Sounds like a plan. We got a call from our friend Sandhya, who was organizing a quick get-together for whoever was available to celebrate … Continue reading

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I celebrated my 36th birthday, and I’m okay with that

So I’m 36 years old. Hmph. Big deal. To quote Mad Magazine’s Alfred E. Neumann, “What me worry?” Yeah, I’m 36. So what? Sure, in some respects, the body isn’t what it used to be. My left knee took a … Continue reading

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The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)

Way back in the ealry 1980’s, I still remember when my parents signed up for…… cable TV. Oh, the multitude of viewing options. Besides watching Godzilla and kung-fu films on the weekends on Fox and WPIX in the New York … Continue reading

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Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)

A “date┬ánight” and a movie night! What are the odds? We’ve been rather busy with all the family activities that we haven’t had much “couple” time for ourselves. This Friday and Saturday, the kids went on their monthly pilgrimage to … Continue reading

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Baltimore vacation

First vacation of the year, and it was well worth it. More expensive than initially expected, but still worth it to me. We all desperately needed the downtime. Not just downtime at home where we do a “staycation” but spend … Continue reading

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I’m getting fatter — what the hell is wrong with me?

What the hell is wrong with me? Have I learned nothing since last year? I’ve gained about 5 lbs since last September. Last year, I learned the benefits of regular exercise, and also that my bad habits of snacking and … Continue reading

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My first two games as a soccer coach

Coaching soccer isn’t so bad. Spring is here, and the kids had their first soccer games of the season. Not only that, but I coached both games, I think I know all of the kids’ names, and we have a … Continue reading

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