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Farewell from Jagged Noodles

Farewell from Jagged Noodles

Huy X. Le September 18, 2013 0

Dear Readers, It is with mixed emotions that I announce that this will be the last “Jagged Noodles” column I write — at least for a long while. The baby has consumed my world,

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7 Tips for Keeping the Romance Alive

7 Tips for Keeping the Romance Alive

Huy X. Le July 22, 2013 0

NOTE FROM COLUMNIST: Starting next month, Jagged Noodles will appear only in every other issue. I’m cutting back because this little baby has been an adorable black hole that sucks up time, energy, and

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The Importance of Insulting a Baby

The Importance of Insulting a Baby

Huy X. Le July 8, 2013 0

Two weeks ago I reached a major milestone in my life: My first Father’s Day as a dad. The baby got me eight bars of vegan chocolate, which is probably the best Father’s Day

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Adventures of a New Father, Part III: Far Down the Rabbit Hole

Adventures of a New Father, Part III: Far Down the Rabbit Hole

Huy X. Le June 19, 2013 0

As soon as the baby was born, we entered into the world of babies. Seriously, it is all babies all the time. I didn’t realize how deep down the rabbit hole we were —

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Adventures of a New Father, Part II: Raising a Tricultural Baby

Adventures of a New Father, Part II: Raising a Tricultural Baby

Huy X. Le June 5, 2013 0

The baby is now seven weeks old, and I look at him as he smiles in his sleep and wish for time to stand still. Mainly because he is growing so fast and soon,

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Adventures of a New Father, Part 1: On Backing Dat Azz Up

Adventures of a New Father, Part 1: On Backing Dat Azz Up

Huy X. Le May 15, 2013 0

Baby Button has been doing well, and has actually gained nearly two pounds since he was born on April 10th. You may not think that’s impressive, but he was only seven pounds when he

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Let’s Bring Back Old-School Neighborliness

Let’s Bring Back Old-School Neighborliness

Huy X. Le April 17, 2013 0

Hi everyone. In the past few months, I’ve just been talking about baby and baby birthing and eating placentas and stuff. Having a baby is one of those things in life that absolutely consumes

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Baby Arriving Soon, No More College-Style?

Baby Arriving Soon, No More College-Style?

Huy X. Le March 20, 2013 0

The baby is now 37 weeks, which means he can arrive at any time now. Sometimes, I put my hand on Jameelah’s stomach and can feel him moving around, a feeling that is both

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What I Learned from Making Tamales and Spring Rolls

What I Learned from Making Tamales and Spring Rolls

Huy X. Le March 6, 2013 0

This past weekend, I finally got together with my friend Teresa to cook tamales and spring rolls. Teresa and I met six years ago at some work event. She is from Mexico and is

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Eating the Placenta, and Other Fun Things to do in Seattle

Eating the Placenta, and Other Fun Things to do in Seattle

Huy X. Le February 22, 2013 0

Jameelah and I are now on week seven of our eight-week baby birthing course. Each week that passes by is a week closer to the birth of our little one, which is awesome for

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