Monthly Archives: July 2016

Joel’s review of Star Trek Beyond (2016)

[This is one of those catch-up posts from earlier.] The last weekend of July, we me up with friends Douglas & Kathy in Parsippany to see Star Trek Beyond. The plan was to grab some lunch, then see Star Trek. We … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of The Boss (2016)

The kids were away at camp early this summer, and Namita and I took a day back then to hang out sans children. We grabbed lunch and went to see The Boss starring Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Bell. McCarthy plays … Continue reading

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Josh went away to Boy Scout Summer Camp for a week, and we all survived

This year, Josh attended a week of Boy Scout Camp  along with his Boy Scout troop plus other troops from around the Northeast. This was the first time that he would be away from home for an entire week, out in Forestburg Scout … Continue reading

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I sure am having a lot of bad luck driving into Newark

July 18th. Driving out of Newark again after a long day in the office.  I hit a  huge bump in the road, and lights go off in the dashboard with beeping. See below. I mean, it’s been a little over a week … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Me Before You (2016)

It’s been a while since we’ve gone out to see a film, but we had chance on July 17. The kids were away, and we had date night. Namita had recently finished reading Me Before You, and the Hollywood film … Continue reading

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We had a backyard camp-out on July 10th

You know, a lot of people talk about braving the wilderness, but we Ipes actually do it. We’re not afraid of braving the wild outdoors and camping out in our backyard. No, sir. The kids (mostly Lily) had expressed this … Continue reading

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Visiting the Silverball Museum in Asbury Park

I love playing pinball and old video games.  Always have.  Last month for Father’s Day, we went to Asbury Park to hang out and enjoy the day out. We had initially planned to also visit the Silverball Museum, but ran out … Continue reading

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July 6 flat tire

Stupid Newark, NJ. Every so often, when I’ve had early morning meetings this month, I’ve been driving into Newark to park, then take the PATH train into the city. I started doing this a few months ago when I had … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Finding Dory (2016)

Yes, we saw Finding Dory this summer. You know, I don’t have a lot to say about this movie. Is that weird? I mean, what don’t you know about this film? It’s a sequel to the Finding Nemo Pixar film … Continue reading

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