Monthly Archives: August 2015

VBS 2015 and our week with my niece Sophia

During the 3rd week of August, my wife invited our niece Sophia to stay with over with us for an entire week. She was still on summer vacation, and Nums was running her last Vacation Bible School for church.  Sophia had once stayed … Continue reading

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Teo’s Birthday Party down in the Village

Last Saturday, we went out to celebrate our friend Teo’s birthday, organized by his wife Sofia. We drove to their house, then we all carpooled in two cars down to Greenwich Village. Dinner was at Sofia’s brother’s Spanish restaurant, Cafe Espanol … Continue reading

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A Friday Beach Day at Long Beach Island (on the North side)

Nums and I took last Friday off so that we could take the whole family down to Long Beach Island for the day. Similar to last summer, we met up with my sister-in-law Anju and her family for the day. … Continue reading

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Summer Sizzler 2015 – We came, we saw, we played badminton, and we knoshed

Nums and Josh had a day planned to go to Medieval Times up in Secaucus, NJ on a company outing. Lily and I, instead, drove down to my sister Julie’s house for their annual Summer Sizzler event. Normally, it is … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Trainwreck (2015)

Last Friday, Nums and I dropped off the kids to my parents for the night, went out for sushi, and then saw Trainwreck (2015) at our local theater. Sushi was good, though I ordered way too many rolls. I’ve had … Continue reading

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Our first ever garden crop

We have news! If you may recall, back in April, our friends Doug & Kathy came over to help us attempt to make a garden. A garden for actual vegetables It’s been many months, and many ‘incident’s have happened to this … Continue reading

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