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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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Lily tested for her jō weapons test and passed

Earlier this year, Lily began attending a weapons class this year in addition to her regular weekly karate classes. Lily? Weapons? You are correct — we probably didn’t think this through. Anyway, she recently tested for her proficiency with the … Continue reading

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Lily’s Girl Scout Bridging Ceremony 2017

Lily completed her 2nd year in Girl Scouts this June. Her Girl Scout troop celebrated all of the Brownies moving on up to becoming Juniors with a “bridging” ceremony. Lily has been a Brownie since she last bridged back in June … Continue reading

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Lily was in an 8U girls softball tournament June 1 – June 4

In May, Lily and a number of girls from our township (and another one adjacent) tried out for an upcoming 8U girls softball / (“All Stars”) tournament scheduled for June 1 – June 4 down in Florence NJ. They had … Continue reading

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Lily’s first time on a major roller coaster — The Joker at Six Flags Great Adventure

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Sometimes Lily forgets how to eat a donut

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Lily’s 9th Birthday Party

Last Sunday, we celebrated Lily’s birthday a few days early by inviting about 20 kids over to our house for a detective-themed party.  We purchased a detective / mystery story online, printed out multiple copies, purchased “detective” party supplies (pens, … Continue reading

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Lily attends the Acolyte Festival

Lily attended this year’s Acolyte Festival for much of the day. We grabbed a quick breakfast from Dunkin’ Donuts, and sped down to the Episcopal cathedral in Trenton. I helped her sign up for morning and afternoon workshops (including and … Continue reading

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The Ipes ran in our first ever 5K at the Princeton Pacers’ Clash Dash 5K

Since September, Lily has been running in a program called Girls on the Run. Twice a week, she’s running on a track with a number of other girls. The season is now over, and I think it was a good experience for … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Doctor Strange (2016)

The day before we left for Jamaica, the kids and I went to go see Doctor Strange, the latest movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mads Mikkelsen,  Tilda Swinton, and Rachel McAdams. Doctor Strange is … Continue reading

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