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How did I spend my birthday weekend? A whole lotta running around!

This year, my birthday fell on a Sunday, so hey! Weekend birthday! Joshua was away for most of the weekend, off camping in Pennsylvania with his Boy Scout Troop. We helped him double check the items he was packing, to … Continue reading

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Our July 4th weekend was busy

Wow, that was a full weekend. June 30th — Dinner with friends at Victor’s Cafe in Midtown, the Pitbull and Enrique concert at MSG. then walking around Chelsea and the Flatiron District looking for an open bar. July 1st — … Continue reading

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2017 CMB Karate Demo Team performance at the Wells Fargo Center (2nd time!)

Last April, the kids performed with the rest of the CMB Karate demo team at the Wells Fargo Center. Last year, it was on the concourse next to a Kia Optima on display. Nice, but it obviously would have been … Continue reading

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Winning it all at cityseek 2016 in Philadelphia

Early October, we dropped the kids off with my sister for the weekend, and drove into Philadelphia. We had signed up months earlier with three other couples for the 1st annual cityseek event. The event was a charity fundraiser for … Continue reading

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CMB Karate Demo Team performance at the Wells Fargo Center

In case I haven’t mentioned it before, the kids joined the CMB Karate demonstration team earlier this year. For the past few months, they’ve been practicing their routine with the intent to perform in front of large crowds at various sporting … Continue reading

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Our March Trip to Philadelphia – Day 4

Last day in Philadelphia.  Sadsies. The kids seem to really have a good time this week. Maybe it was the food, or the fact that they didn’t have to go to school. Job done, mission accomplished. The family was happy, … Continue reading

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Our March Trip to Philadelphia – Day 3

Today was tour day! Breakfast once again in the hotel, then we were off to the races. Or the Visitor Center once again to get tickets to Constitution Hall, Ride the Ducks, Big Bus Tour, and to see the Liberty … Continue reading

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Our March Trip to Philadelphia – Day 2

Wednesday morning, we grabbed a complimentary hot breakfast down in the hotel restaurant, put all of our valuables away, and were off to the Independence Visitor Center to pick up our 3-day Philadelphia Passes. We decided that finding parking in Philadelphia … Continue reading

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Our March Trip to Philadelphia – Day 1

Tuesday morning was a rather hectic day. This was Spring Break for the kids here in NJ, so looked at what to do while the kids had a week off. I was obviously free as a jaybird, so we decided to go … Continue reading

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I haven’t done a haunted house in a long time, so… Terror Behind the Walls!

For Friday night, Namita organized a trip to attend Terror Behind the Walls, a haunted house experience at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, PA. It’s normally a museum, but it seems that they turn it into an intricate haunted house. … Continue reading

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