Monthly Archives: August 2011

Delaware Vacation Day 5 – Bethany Beach

Beach day! We stocked the cooler with sandwiches & drinks, filled up the beach bag with snacks and blankets, and we took the local (and free) shuttle bus down to the beach. I had to take a status call from … Continue reading

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Delaware Vacation Day 4 – work & pool

Ok, the day didn’t start very relaxing, but it got there by the afternoon. My wife and I still had some leftover work to wrap up on. She and I both hung out in different rooms to fire off additional … Continue reading

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Delaware Vacation Day 3 – We’re finally here

We’re finally here! We finished packing this morning, loaded up the car and the bicycles, bid farewell to the cats, and were finally on the road by 10:45am. It was a bright sunny day, and a nice drive down to … Continue reading

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Delaware Vacation Day 2 – Weathering the storm

Ah, nothing like weathering a rainy day from inside your own house. We’re on day 2 of our “beach vacation”, watching the wind blow and the rain come down, safely and comfortably from inside our house. The storm was pretty … Continue reading

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Delaware Vacation Day 1 – Batting down the hatches

Day 1 of our “Delaware beach” vacation is being spent getting ready for the arrival of Hurricane Irene, plus back-to-school shopping. We made sure we had supplies for the trip, and the storm. We went out around lunchtime, had lunch … Continue reading

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Our Delaware vacation has been slightly delayed due to Hurricane Irene

Stupid Hurricane Irene. We’ve been planning this Delaware beach vacation for a few months now. We originally intended to go on vacation in mid-August, but the condo we were looking to rent in Bethany Beach was no longer available. That … Continue reading

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My niece Abigail’s baptism

Last Sunday morning, we up early for my niece Abigail’s baptism. I gave the kids baths/showers, we got them (and ourselves gussied up), and we were out the door a little before 9am. It was pouring rain, so we were … Continue reading

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The Hurricane (1999)

Saturday night, I watched The Hurricane, a 1999 film starring Denzel Washington. This is the Hollywood version of events surrounding the incarceration of Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, a¬†talented¬†African-American boxer in the 1960’s who was wrongly imprisoned for a triple-homicide for about … Continue reading

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2011 NJ State Fair: Sussex County Farm & Horse Show

Saturday afternoon, after we ran some necessary errands, we picked up some lunch for the road, and drove up to Augusta, NJ, to the 2011 New Jersey State Fair – Sussex County Farm and Horse Show. Namita and I went … Continue reading

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My uncle in India died this week

This week, my dad’s brother in India died. He was my father’s oldest and last living brother. Now it’s just him and his two sisters left, who also live in India. One of my nieces (well, daughter of my 1st … Continue reading

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