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An Irish lunch with Doug & Kathy

On the Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend, we drove up to Ramsey to have lunch with close (and sexy) friends Doug and Kathy. This was our 2nd attempt to eat at Shannon Rose, an Irish restaurant that’s pretty well known. Although … Continue reading

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Dinner with Doug & Kathy after watching Zootopia

After watching Zootopia Saturday evening with Doug & Kathy, we all went out for hibachi to celebrate Doug’s birthday at Mahzu. Good food and conversation, and no one caught on fire from our proximity to the grill. Always a win-win.

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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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Joel’s review of Jurassic World (2015)

On Friday night, I drove up to Clifton, NJ to meet up with my friend Doug and to see Jurassic World (2015).  We had planned to see the 9 PM 3D showing at the AMC Clifton Commons, but the Ipes had an … Continue reading

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The July 4th 2015 Road Trip to Michigan Extravaganza

We recently finished a nearly 1500 mile road trip to Michigan. Yah, haven’t done that since January 2014 MLK weekend. This time, we planned out the trip in more detail, and friends Doug & Kathy would also fly out to … Continue reading

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A beautiful day to garden with friends

When we bought the house, the backyard had a nicely sized vegetable garden. There were plenty of different plants growing in there, and that peaked our interest. In 2015, would we be planting and growing our first garden? Why not? … Continue reading

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Late June BBQ with the Kondorfs/Connellys

Last Saturday of June, we had plans to meet up with friends Doug and Kathy for a BBQ at their place. As always, delicious food and good company. No bear sightings.

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Dinner party with the Kondorfs

Saturday night, we went over to Doug & Kathy’s for a dinner party to celebrate Mike and Doug’s birthdays. Low key night, great food. What’s not to like?

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Birthday dinner with Doug & Kathy @ Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

Saturday was our friend Kathy’s birthday, my in-laws were still at our home and available to watch the kids, so we made plans to get out of the house for a little while to celebrate Kathy’s birthday. We met up … Continue reading

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It’s alive!!! We have fish again

That post title should be read with your best Dr. Frankenstein impression.  We have fish again. As you may remember, we had a mass ritual suicide in the aquarium back in the beginning of August. Now that Doug helped me … Continue reading

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