Happy Father’s Day

Frequently, I think about the world in animated cartoons. When I think about different people, their cartoon image pops up in my head, and some key memories I’ve associated with them “autopopulate” around that image. I have a quirky brain. With Papa, it’s being in elementary school and having him come pick up me up from class … More Happy Father’s Day

The Shah (now Shah-Hoppenfeld) Tex-Med Holiday Extravaganza! AKA Thanksgiving 2014 in Review

My whole family is vegetarian. Well, my immediate family. For generations, we have been vegetarian. When my parents first moved to this country, that was a bit of a novelty. There weren’t vegetarian restaurants galore, and whole foods selling all varieties of “fake meat.” There was peas, cabbage, beans, and the occasional magic of tofu. … More The Shah (now Shah-Hoppenfeld) Tex-Med Holiday Extravaganza! AKA Thanksgiving 2014 in Review