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Rise Against Hunger Lock-In

On Friday Dec 15th, Josh and I participated in the Rise Against Hunger Lock-In at the Episcopal cathedral down in Trenton. It was a long week at work, and I had just pulled a an all nighter Thursday night. It … Continue reading

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Josh’s 7th Grade Concert

I was running a little late, but I rushed out of work on a Wednesday evening and drove straight to the middle school to hear Josh and the 7th grade band play. It’s a large band, and there’s not a … Continue reading

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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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BSA Troop 59 Court of Honors – October 24 2017

At the end of October, Joshua’s Boy Scout Troop held their most recent Court of Honors. He earned a notable number of merit badges over the course of the summer and the early Fall. Proud of him. DSC_0617 from Joel … 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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