I’m a Lebowski

Top: The author, photographed by Steph Lyn. Bottom: A still from “The Big Lebowski” (1998).

My wife Steph and I learned recently that our neighborhood Ralph’s is the very same Ralph’s in which the opening scene of Joel and Ethan Coen’s cult classic (and Buddhist favorite) The Big Lebowski takes place. While grocery shopping yesterday morning, I couldn’t resist asking my beloved to take the above picture for your enjoyment.

I certainly have some strange, unexpected, and wonderful karma with The Big Lebowski, that’s for sure. Who would’ve thunk it?

Believe it or not, I also have something for you in this post on social justice tip: Steph and I wish to remind you that if you want to make a contribution to one of the best and most important causes in Los Angeles, you can do so every time you visit a Ralph’s just by choosing one particular brand of chips and salsa that’s very near and dear to our hearts…