Monthly Archives: December 2010

Picking up an AA refugee at the Philadelphia airport

Wednesday morning in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, an American Airlines 757 slid off the runway in snowy conditions (additional info here and here.) My friend Mike (who is also my friend Doug’s older brother) had been vacationing in Wyoming for two … Continue reading

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Our 2010 visit to Liberty Science Center

In years past when the kids were both in daycare, my wife and I would normally be off to enjoy life as adults. As Joshua is now in kindergarten, he is off this week, and he’s been bored. He’s not saying … Continue reading

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True Grit (2010)

Today, we dropped both kids off to Lily’s daycare, and drove up to Jersey Gardens to meet with our friends Doug & Kathy for lunch and a movie. We had lunch at Ruby Tuesday (FYI, I’m not impressed with their … Continue reading

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I got a new Cisco Flip UltraHD video camera

New gadget alert! My sister and my BIL got us a Cisco Flip UltraHD video camera. Nice! I feel both happy & excited, and sad & guilt-ridden about this though, to be honest. Why? Happy & Excited– Now it will … Continue reading

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The Blizzard of December 2010

Yikes, how did we get a blizzard? We have 1-2 feet of snow here in New Jersey, and I am very glad to be home. I checked the weather last week and there was no snowfall in the forecast. All … Continue reading

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Christmas Excellence 2010

Christmas Excellence continues to reign supreme. In hallowed tradition, my wife cooks up a nice lunch/dinner for us, and my sister and her husband Robbie come over to partake and exchange gifts. I don’t remember the exact name for it, … Continue reading

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Christmas 2010

Another fine Christmas season, my friends. Another fine Christmas seeing family and friends, being on vacation, and getting new toys. I’m officially on vacation until January 3rd. Yes! Friday, we drove up to NY to have lunch with my parents … Continue reading

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My reflections on the year that was 2010

In keeping with tradition, it is the end of December, and time for my eighth recap of the year. Truth be told, I only started this in 2002, but for years before, I had another tradition. On the night before … Continue reading

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Birthdays and Christmas parties make for busy Saturdays

Some weekends are lazy, some have one event to keep us busy, and others are very popular. This past Saturday was one of those busy weekends. In the early afternoon, we had a birthday party for friends’ two-year old son. Afterwards, … Continue reading

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(500) Days of Summer

On Saturday night after the kids went to bed, we watched (500) Days of Summer. I would classify this film as a 2009 indie offbeat romantic comedy. It probably wasn’t a true romantic comedy, as you know early on that … Continue reading

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