Thankfully, the wait at Urgent Care wasn’t so bad. Our son drove Mrs. T. and one of our daughters to the hospital. I was in the middle of a bad bug, lying in bed for three straight days, and could barely move. The diagnoses? Pneumonia for one and a double ear infection for the other.
The older members of our family went out to see Crazy Rich Asians on Friday night. I highly recommend it. It is entertaining, witty and very easy on the eyes. Director Jon Chu did an amazing job, and Constance Wu was a great choice for the female lead role. Here is the trailer. I really
We have a large rainstorm blowing through the area all day. So, it is a great time to simmer an all-day pasta sauce, exercise and read. One book I recently read and enjoyed is Andrew Yang’s The War on Normal People. Here is how the book starts: “I am writing from inside the tech bubble to
If there were ever a stronger Act 2 in life, or a more identifiable modern writer’s voice than Anthony Bourdain’s, well, I’m still looking. Witty, decisive and incisive, his observations about food and culture rang true. And, we are a lesser world with his passing. I remember having quite a few business meals at Les
Atul Gawande is one of my favorite contemporary writers. Complications and Being Mortal are extremely thoughtful books, and I enjoy reading his New Yorker articles. A surgeon and researcher, he has a view on the world that is compelling and thought-provoking. He recently spoke at the UCLA Medical School graduation. The text is here. The
I don’t know about you, but, I suck at letting go of outcomes. I’m used to a system where the harder you work at inputs, the more outputs you get. As you get older, though, you realize that often is not the case. When I was young, the more hours I put into school work,