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Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Ready To (Corned) Beef
I am privileged to have eaten at some of the best restaurants on the island. I don’t profess to be a food connoisseur, but I...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // A Bad Scents Of Humor
Ron Nagawawa is on leave. This column is from May, 9 2007. A couple of weeks ago back in late April, our family arrived home...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Wag The Man
I probably have the ability to do pretty much anything I want. But given the vast number of choices, besides spending time with my family,...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Trophy Husband
My wife is the office secretary for the parochial school that both our children attended from kindergarten up to the eighth grade. For a number...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Dog Gone It
For the first time in years, I have decided to join a gym. Actually, in 2010, a friend who was a professional boxing trainer took...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Mister Gaga
As a 54-year-old man with a child still in high school, there are things I am banned from doing in my efforts to remain “cool”...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Loafing Around
I really believe that couples who have been together for a long time can get complacent and set in their ways. It’s not for lack...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Captive Audience
I like to think that I’m a culturally astute guy. I love the symphony, will watch ballet and even partake in opera. I enjoy going...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Egg On My Face
Besides being an amazing barbecue guy (a self-imposed honor), I can make a pretty mean breakfast. No one in my family seems to think that...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Scapegoating
It’s been great having our 23-year-old son home for the holidays. His 15-year-old sister, his Nana and, of course, his mom have been elated. I...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Say Cheese!
My wife is one of the most intelligent people I know. She is practical and has more common sense than I’ll ever have. Maybe the...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Winter Ball O’ Fun
Christmas, hands-down, is my favorite time of year. Our family recognizes the religious significance and focuses on that, no matter all the commercialism. But that...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Christmas Spirits
‘Twas a week before Christmas, when at the Nagasawa house, I thought I heard yelling, it must be my spouse; the presents were strewn on...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Too Good To Be True
The day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, both my wife and daughter, according to their new “tradition,” went shopping. I had to work, so I was...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Arts & Crafts
My wife has been walking on air lately. That is because with the Christmas holiday season, the craft fairs have arrived. Now, I have nothing...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Black Thursday
I totally look forward to Thanksgiving every year. It’s a day of guilt-free indulgence and one where we celebrate how fortunate we are, a needed...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Open Sesame
One of the greatest inventions of all time has got to be childproof medicine containers. You know, the push-and-turn caps that prevent young children from...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // 007.5 Reporting For Duty
I’m pretty sure the first movie I remember seeing was a James Bond flick. The first “adult” book that I read was an Ian Fleming...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Just Call Me Nick
When it comes to shaving, I’m a blade man. I learned the trait from my dad, who used to shave with those double-sided razors. As...

Ron Nagasawa
What's Next // Smashing Pumpkins
Seems these days Halloween has become an event geared more for us adults rather than the kiddies. But in the Nagasawa household, we still celebrate...


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