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Boy Scout Troop 59 – Quail Hill Camping Trip

Joshua went camping with his fellow Boy Scouts last weekend in the bitter cold. The Ipes are generally fair weather people, and we’re not about cold weather activities. However, Josh needs 20 nights of camping as a Boy Scout in … Continue reading

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Boy Scout Troop 59 Hike – Delaware Water Gap

On Sunday October 8th, Josh and members of his Boy Scout troop went on a day hike at the Delaware Water Gap out in Pennsylvania. I didn’t go, but a few parents did. Josh came back in one piece, albeit … Continue reading

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Josh survived his week at Forestburg Scout Reservation and we’re all happy to be back together again

We drove up late Friday to Forestburg in order to make it in time for the flag ceremony and to see Joshua. There was a lot of traffic on a summer Friday, but we made it in time. The other good … Continue reading

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Josh is at Forestburg Scout Reservation this week

Last Sunday, Josh left with a large number of other boys from his Boy Scouts troop to spend a week at Forestburg Scout Reservation.  Last year’s Boy Scout camp was the first time that he ever went away on his own … Continue reading

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Spending a Saturday in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

On Saturday, I went to the gym in the morning, After I got back and cleaned up, we drove an hour down to King of Prussia PA to spend a day. We grabbed lunch at this smallish chain called Naf … Continue reading

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BSA Troop 59 Court of Honor – June 2017

After much work these past few months (and some prodding from his parents), Joshua completed a number of BSA merit badges, and fulfilled all of the rank advancement requirements to move up from Tenderfoot to 2nd Class. Huzzah. His Boy … Continue reading

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Joshua’s 3rd bicycle

Last year, I noticed that Josh’s 2nd bicycle (last purchased back in April 2013) was looking long in the tooth for him. We bought it when he was only eight years old, and now it looked way too small on … Continue reading

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My son Josh vs. peanuts everywhere, and Josh won

Josh has lived through a number of allergies growing up, since he was an infant. He was originally allergic to eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, gluten, and had some lactose intolerance thrown in there too. It was a lot to deal with, but … Continue reading

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Joshua’s 12th Birthday Party

Joshua turns 12 this year (I know, a tween, it’s shocking), and we were looking for what would be a good way to celebrate. He ultimately decided to invite a bunch of friends to come out to the Dave & … Continue reading

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Adopt-a-Spot Recognition for Boy Scout Troop 59

In late January, our township recognized local organizations that had helped to clean up various parts of the town through the Adopt-a-Spot program. Joshua and other members of Boy Scout Troop 59 received a photo opp with our own local … Continue reading

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