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A day out in Manhattan as the girls went to see Hamilton on Broadway

Through luck and about two years of determination, Namita won two tickets in a lottery to see Hamilton the Musical at the Richard Rogers Theater. For $10 a piece. Crazy! Gotta give my wife credit for her determination. We had … Continue reading

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Joshua and Lily both took 2nd place in a recent karate tournament

I hadn’t mentioned this previous, but the Ipe kids have been practicing for a karate tournament this month. Not that they had a lot of time  with all of their other activities, but the tournament was quickly approaching on Sunday … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts World Thinking Day – Saturday February 17 2018

Lily’s Girl Scout Troop organized this year’s Girl Scouts World Thinking Day event at a local elementary school on Feb 17th. Each of the participating troops put together a table to educate on another country. They all had food, crafts, … Continue reading

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Scout Sunday 2018 at St. David’s Episcopal Church

We recently attended church at St. David’s Episcopal Church in nearby Cranbury, as they like to honor local scouts as part of “Scout Sunday.” Our church doesn’t have any scouts, besides Josh and Lily, so we’ve started visiting St. David’s for … Continue reading

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Lily at the 18th Annual Acolyte Festival of the Diocese of of NJ – Saturday Feb 10 2018

Lily spent a day at the 18th Annual Acolyte Festival of the Diocese of of NJ down in Trenton. She’s only 9 (almost 10), but spent a day with other kids and adults in various workshops. She also had members from … Continue reading

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Lily and the Spelling Bee

On January 30th, Lily competed in a district spelling bee organized by the Hightstown Juniorettes, her first ever spelling bee. She spent the past three weeks studying words, and we were helping her practice. The day of the spelling bee, … 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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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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