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Christmas around here with the Ipes

If you ask me, I think we kept Christmas not too complicated this year. We had some neighborhood friends over for Chrismukkah last week. We had the Davids and Chackos over Christmas Eve at our house, and went over to my sister’s … Continue reading

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Chrismukkah with the Winters

We invited our friends the Winters to come over to celebrate Chrismukkah. We had beef brisket, potato latkes, and other sides, and dessert. Pictures below. Now we wait for the Holiday Armadillo to arrive!

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Making our own Christmas card

In preparation for sending out our annual Christmas card, we usually go to JC Penney or other outside studio to take our photo. I swear to you, no matter what, we’re still reliant on bringing the photos back, and me … Continue reading

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Hanging out at Shady Brook Farm

You know, Thanksgiving weekend this year has been pretty busy for us. Saturday night after seeing Coco and running errands, we met up with a few neighborhood families to check out Shady Brook Farm in nearby Yardley, PA. It’s a … Continue reading

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Potluck Christmas dinner party at Pradeep & Heidi’s with friends

Last Saturday night, we drove up for a potluck Christmas dinner party with a bunch of friends. Pradeep & Heidi’s were gracious enough to host us all at their still-relatively new home. This year’s potluck theme was Sri Lankan cuisine, and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2016

This year’s Thanksgiving was probably the least complicated in recent memory. I was able to work from home Wednesday and Friday, while Namita took off from Wednesday on. Wow, nice. Wednesday night / Thanksgiving… Eve (?), the kids went to … Continue reading

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It’s good to be the king

This year I was one of the three wise men in our church’s Epiphany pageant. Clarence: Hey, what’s up, brother? You a little late for the Christmas pageant. King Jaffe Joffer: I am King Jaffe Joffer, ruler of Zamunda. Clarence: … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Dinner with the Winters

As I mentioned earlier, Nums and I went out grocery shopping during our ‘Date Night’  last night. We had to pick up groceries for Sunday’s post-Christmas Sunday night dinner at our house. We were celebrating an old Indian post-Christmas tradition — … Continue reading

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The house is decorated for Christmas

We had the house decorated for Christmas again this year. Like last year, we used the same company to come out in November (before Thanksgiving) to design and decorate Christmas lighting. This year, we added in an extra wreath over the … Continue reading

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A very Merry Christmas and yet also a sad one

Merry Christmas, everyone! My goodness, what a big day it was around here. A good day, but one also tinged with sadness. More on that later. Sometime during the course of the night, while I was passed out on the couch, … Continue reading

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