Fremont, California: … After Ankita and I got married at the Alameda County courthouse in September of 1999, John and Kate took us out to eat at the Oakland Grill. Then my blushing bride and I got in our car, drove down 880 to this town (leaving the highway and getting pretty lost — resorting to our Thomas Brothers mapbook to set us straight) and watched “Hello Brother” (reviews: Planet Bollywood, Rediff, Bollywood Premiere and TeenStation) at the Naz 8.

“At a public meeting, someone got up and said, ‘I can’t pronounce Gurdwara.’ Then a Sikh stands up and says, ‘I can’t pronounce Paseo Padre.’ “

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