Monthly Archives: February 2012

The First

Cell phone: I remember buying my first cell phone in 1997…. or was it 1998? It was this old school Ericsson analog phone from what was then known as AT&T Wireless. Back then, there was no texting, Internet, no color … Continue reading

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It’s the Ipe House of Basketball

Linsanity! Now that I got that out the way…. Oh man, this has been a basketball-filled month for the Ipes, much to my wife’s consternation. It began in early February with Jeremy Lin’s rise to stardom and the NY Knicks … Continue reading

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Josh & Winter Soccer 2012

Josh is currently playing boys soccer again, for winter season. It’s his fifth season, and second indoor one. Like last winter, the various teams play in a gym at the local middle school. It’s a different dynamic to play indoors … Continue reading

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Josh & I @ his 1st basketball game

During last year’s NBA playoffs, my son Josh developed into a fan of Derrick Rose on the Chicago Bulls. I’m not exactly sure why, and maybe it somehow connects mentally to the past few seasons of soccer he’s been playing. … Continue reading

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Gone Baby Gone (2007)

After sitting on our tv stand literally for months, I finally had some free time to watch Gone Baby Gone today on my day off. This is a 2007 film directed by Ben Affleck, and starring his brother Casey Affleck, … Continue reading

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10 years ago I was unemployed

I had a sudden realization that it was 10 years ago this week when I got laid off for the first (and knock on wood, the last time.) My period of unemployment was unnerving, and if I didn’t have the … Continue reading

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