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Video: Meera Enjoying Limbu Soda

Meera enjoys going to restaurants. She sits on the table and holds court; surveys other patrons and call out to them: Aye! At our favorite joint: the Kamats Restaurant in Colaba, the wait staff will entertain Meera while we eat. 🙂 Meera loves their idlis, poLo (dosas) and anything we drink. One of our favorite […]

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A Few Good Movies

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Good does come from icing sore knees. As my knee cools, I get to watch a movie; am finally catching up on my to-watch list. Here are a few of the excellent ones I recently enjoyed. All have my highest recommendations. Feel free to recommend movies to my queue. Nausicaa of the Valley of the […]

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Life Meme: Things you always wanted to know but were too chicken to ask

What was I doing: 10 years ago: In Pittsburgh! I was comfortable and coasting at work; life was good and I was getting fat. 5 years ago: In Boston, ready to change my career. Enrolled in an MBA, got a great business plan, … and then I hated the business school types. Yuck. 1 year […]

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Movie Meme!

1. Total number of movies I own: VHS = >50 (this is after I donated about 80 VHS tapes to a local library) DVD = 66 [57 Bollywood; 9 non-Indian) 2. The last film (DVD) I bought: Buena Vista Social Club – This was about a year ago. Stopped buying movies – joined Netflix. 3. […]

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Lost in Translation – Review

Warning! Tirade incoming!!! Scarlett Johansson is hot! I recently saw “Lost in Translation.” Scarlett Johansson is hot! What a waste of time! Scarlett Johansson is hot! It is written and directed by Sofia Coppola, d/o of the legendary Francis Ford “The Godfather” Coppola. Scarlett Johansson is hot! This only confirms what we have long know: […]