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I’m moving on to the next opportunity

A few short months ago, I received an offer to come in and interview for an interesting role. It was in the IT audit, but there was also an opportunity to help improve additional processes within the audit department. I … Continue reading

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Joshua’s 8th Grade Graduation – Thursday, June 20 2019

Our second graduation of the week was here. Josh was graduating from middle school after surviving 6th, 7th, and 8th grades, school lockers, running between class periods, and learning new skills on how to manage his workload. All in all, … Continue reading

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Lily’s 5th Grade Graduation – Wednesday, June 19 2019

June 19th was a big day for Lily. She was graduating from 5th grade in elementary school, and moving up to 6th grade at the middle school. It was a different year for her this past year. In order to … Continue reading

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Lily’s girls rec softball team won the championship for her division!

Did I mention that Lily has been playing in a recreational girls softball game this Spring? No? Guess I’ve been super busy with stuff. Yeah, so Lily really wanted to play softball again, but recreational only. None of us had … Continue reading

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Joshua and the 8th Grade Semi-Formal

Next week, Josh is graduating from middle school, and moving on to high school in the Fall. With less than one week to go, the school hosted a semi-formal dance for the entire 8th grade at the school itself last … Continue reading

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June 1 Trenton Thunder Game and CMB Demo Team Performance

The kids caught a ride at 5 PM with some friends to Arm & Hammer Park, and we cleaned up after the picnic at our house. We got on the road by 5:45 PM and made it to Trenton in … Continue reading

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Church Picnic at the Ipes

For the past few years, members of our church have been going least annually to go watch a Trenton Thunder game as a small fundraiser for the church. We’ve been meaning to have a number of the church members over … Continue reading

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It’s the end of karate (for the kids) as we know it, and I feel (sorta) fine

Nothing lasts forever. The Beatles. Vacation. Milk. For us, add to that the kids’ love for karate. I think it’s been about five years now, and they moved up slowly from white belt all the way to black belt. Pretty … Continue reading

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Oooh, aaaah, we have a new outdoor bar cart

Last Christmas, my sister and her husband bought us an outdoor bar cart for use when entertaining in the backyard. It’s, of course, been cold and rainy these past few months, so no one has needed it. With Memorial Day … Continue reading

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I bought a gas pressure washer over Memorial Day weekend. It’s interesting.

Every year, we get mold on the vinyl siding of our house in areas that don’t get nearly enough direct sun. A stone wall in our backyard gets that way too. Too much shade from pine trees. I once rented … Continue reading

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