Happy Birthday to this fun-loving, shogi-playing, loud-talking, curry-making, sweet & kind (with great head of hair), retired civil engineer and new Grandfather.
65 today and hilarious and serious all at the same time / Celebrating with take-home South India Kerala curry & veggies from Spicy Spice resto (thanks Shabin Jabbar!) here in pleasant Okayama, Japan.
Anyhow, being a foreign son-in-law in Japan ain’t always easy (as I understand it) so feeling rather fortunate for this kindly and fun father-in-law.
For dessert, he gets to hold Ichiro 😉!
Delicious Kerala-style bento (though not in stainless steel tiffin ;))
Your humble correspondent wearing a *breezy *linen shirt made in Kerala where the houses are painted delightful Creamsicle colours.
Telling the family the story of being in the care of Dr. Veena at Ayurmantra / forever grateful
Outside my bedroom window at an Ayurvedic Clinic (video clip) in Tripunitura, Kerala, India, this man in his dhoti would wash his cow/buffalo(?) with well-water each day. Splash, splash. This is all. I had a lot of time to watch him wash as i was sequestered for treatment.
So Mother-in-law and i went to pick up the curry from the cute cafe and then went on hunt for an awesome cake and took a few stops, but in the end, such success!
Happy birthday indeed! Respect Otoosan.