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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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Attending the Christmas Eve service at our church for the first time

We usually don’t attend the Christmas Eve service at our church. We’re usually off at someone else’s house the night before Christmas. On Christmas Day itself, we open presents, eat Polish pierogi for breakfast, then go to church for the … Continue reading

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Church outing to watch the Trenton Thunder

As a member of the newly reformed Men’s Group at our church (St. Barnabas Episcopal Church), we organized a fun outing for our interested parishioners to see a Trenton Thunder┬áminor league AA baseball game down in Trenton. The Ipes have … Continue reading

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Easter 2014

I mentioned earlier that my niece Sophia was in town for Spring Break, staying with her grandparents, and the kids had a sleepover with her Thursday and Friday. My wife and I made plans for Easter Brunch with Num’s sister … Continue reading

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This year’s Christmas Pageant at church

My wife organized and put together this year’s Christmas Pageant. It wasn’t the traditional script. She found a snarky alternate take on the Nativity, which I liked. You know, it’s not a bad thing to switch things up a little … Continue reading

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Vacation Bible School 2013

Today wraps up another week of Vacation Bible School at our church. For the third year in a row, my wife has put together another successful week-long program. With the help of volunteers, she coordinated a program for 40 children, … Continue reading

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The kids and the church Christmas Pageant

Last weekend, the kids participated in this year’s┬áchurch Christmas Pageant. Lily was a sheep, but Josh was lucky enough to get his first speaking part as “Innkeeper 1.” His part required him to tell “Joseph” and “Mary” there was no … Continue reading

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Vacation Bible School 2012

I just wanted to make a small note here for posterity’s sake — My wife wrapped up running her latest church program. For the 2nd year in a row, she ran our church’s vacation bible school this summer. To accomodate … Continue reading

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Our church talent show

This weekend, our kids participated in our church’s talent show. None of us participated in years past, but my wife thought the kids could put in a performance this time around. This year’s event theme based Broadway shows, more or … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Fundraiser at Church

Event #3 today was a wine tasting fundraiser at church tonight. Being one of the highlights of the weekend, we were both looking forward to attending. We bought tickets, made babysitting arrangements with the grandparents, and hey, we get to … Continue reading

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