Monthly Archives: November 2014

The end of an era – we sold off the townhouse

Since July, all we have spoken about was the new house. Moving in, new routines, unpacking, etc. What we didn’t really talk about was all of our efforts to sell the townhouse. Ever since we moved into the new house … Continue reading

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Friendsgiving 2014

Another year, another ‘Friendsgiving’. This year, Plexy and Sheba hosted our annual Thanksgiving-themed potluck dinner. Not everyone came, but it was good to see and talk to everyone again. We certainly don’t get together as often as we used to, but we’re … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Big Hero 6 (2014)

As Ipe tradition has it, we have been going out to see a family movie on every Black Friday since 2010. We spent a very relaxing and unproductive Friday at home, watching tv, playing games, and recharging. We had a quick … Continue reading

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Our 1st Thanksgiving in our new home

As we moved into the new home, we wanted to host Thanksgiving for our extended family this year. We invited both sets of grandparents, my sister and her family, my brother-in-law Robbie’s parents, Robbie’s sister and her family. We had much to … Continue reading

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New equipment – new Vizio TV, Tivo Roamio Plus, TV stand, and moving furniture around

New stuff for the house! With Thanksgiving coming up, and the Philadelphia Eagles playing the Dallas Cowgirls, err, Cowboys, on Thanksgiving Day, and people hanging out all day, we thought now would be a good time to get a 2nd … Continue reading

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Joshua & Lily test and earn their yellow belts

This past Friday night, Joshua and Lily both tested for and earned their yellow belts. Namita and I are both proud and fearful of their new street-fighting skills. Next week, they learn how to “Hadouken!”

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My review of The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

I recently watched The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Martin Scorsese’s latest film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. This is a 2013 film based on the memoir of the actual Jordan Belfort. Back in the 1990’s, he was a NY stockbrocker who ran a investment … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of John Wick (2014)

My friend Doug and I had not met up in a very long while to hang out. A few months ago, we did meet up for dinner and drinks, but nothing more recent. Guess everyone is super busy these days … Continue reading

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Justice League: War (2014)

Earlier this year, Warner Bros. released the latest DC Animated Universe film Justice League: War. This is absolutely not associated to any of the prior DCAU films. It’s based the beginning tale from big “The New 52” reboot in 2011. The … Continue reading

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Pack 53 Cub Scouts – Earning the Webelos Geology badge – at the Plainsboro Preserve

The Webelos went to the Plainsboro Preserve on Saturday Nov 8th to learn about Geology, and to earn a Geology badge. Although this is probably my 3rd or 4th time here, I’ve never walked around at the Plainsboro Preserve. It’s … Continue reading

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