Monthly Archives: September 2015

Apple Picking with the Martin Family

On Sunday, September 13th, we met up with Michael, Shannon, and the rest of the Martin family to go apple picking at Terhune Orchards in Princeton. Nice weather, good company, and way too many apples.

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12 years married and still going strong

After only slightly recovering from last night’s birthday party, we still made it to church in the morning, brunch in the afternoon, and dinner at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in the evening. It’s been a interesting year for us. This time … Continue reading

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Carmen’s rockin’ 40th birthday party

Our friend Carmen celebrated her 40th birthday this weekend, and her husband Lasanta threw a huge birthday party at their house Saturday night. Live band (“Outsourced”), great music bartender, dancing. We invited a bunch of friends over to our house … Continue reading

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You can order Vengeance by mail

After many moons, I am finally upgrading the memory in our home PC. We’ve moving on up from 8 GB to 16 GB.¬†Oooh aaaah. Next upgrade after this is Windows 10.

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New power tools: a hammer drill and an impact driver

For the past week or so, since Labor Day weekend, we’ve been building out new shelving and cabinetry to turn a portion of the existing laundry room into a mudroom of sorts. I’ve mentioned this in an earlier post. I … Continue reading

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Making a mudroom out of a molehill

In January 2014, back in the old townhouse, we had the good folks at Closet Factory come in to design and build a fancy hall closet for us. Took a day, looked real nice, cost some good money. It took … Continue reading

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National Lampoon’s Ipe Family Vacation – Day 8 (Saturday)

We were up bright and early for another hotel breakfast. The kids watched a little Disney while we ate in the lobby / dining area, then we all packed up the car and got on the road. Next stop was … Continue reading

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National Lampoon’s Ipe Family Vacation – Day 7 (Friday)

On Friday morning, we had one last delicious home cooked breakfast, loaded up the car, and took a walk to see nearby Hickory Lake. We took one last photo together, said our goodbyes, and then we were on our way … Continue reading

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National Lampoon’s Ipe Family Vacation – Day 6 (Thursday)

Thursday was a simple day. No grand plans. No long distances to drive. We bummed around for most of the day in town, for the most part. I helped Doug load up a large cathode ray TV and a broken … Continue reading

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National Lampoon’s Ipe Family Vacation – Day 5 (Wednesday)

Wednesday was a fairly quiet or easy day. Doug and Kathy had a few errands to run, so we took the kids to Cumberland Park near that pedestrian bridge that I liked. We had the kids wear their swim clothes, … Continue reading

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