Musings on the Art of Rice Cooking

I learned everything that I know about cooking rice from my mom. For a more comprehensive list of things that I learned from her, I am currently writing an autobiography with the working title, "Dreams from My Mother." Some people who have read the initial drafts contend (in hushed, deferential tones) that it is on … Continue reading Musings on the Art of Rice Cooking

Musings on Kings, Legends, and Genius

"I came like a king, left like a legend." Zlatan Ibrahimovic tweeted this missive out in 2016, when he confirmed he was leaving PSG (Paris Saint-Germain), the soccer club he had called home for four seasons. It is an amazing quote. It was, and remains, factually incorrect. Did Zlatan in fact come like a king … Continue reading Musings on Kings, Legends, and Genius

Musings on Netflix’s Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour

If my tears were molten lava they would have melted my face off. "All Too Well" is one of the best songs that T Swift has ever written, produced, created, or unless proven to the contrary, bottled up from meteorites sent by God. Halfway through a concert movie filled with some of the most wonderfully … Continue reading Musings on Netflix’s Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour