Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Ipes Go on a London Holiday – Friday – Our last night in London. Sadsies.

It was our last full day in London. No more London Pass, so we had a more relaxed day in mind. We promised the kids they could sleep in a little longer in the morning. We were up and out … Continue reading

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The Ipes Go on a London Holiday – Thursday – Day 3 of the London Pass and we did everything we could

Thursday morning and our last day on the London Pass for sightseeing. Maximum sightseeing enabled. We were in good spirits, recharged after an early night and jet lag wearing off. We took the bus out to Notting Hill Gate to … Continue reading

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The Ipes Go on a London Holiday – Wednesday – Day 2 of the London Pass and I think we made up for Tuesday

It was our day to try again everything we missed on Tuesday. Take 2! Up early on Wednesday, and we made it back out to the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre around 10 AM. Success! We got in, and it was a … Continue reading

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The Ipes Go on a London Holiday РTuesday РDay 1 of the London Pass and we were late to nearly late to everything 

Tuesday was our first full day in London to use the London Pass. We purchased the 3 day pass, which means we had to use it for a consecutive three days (no breaks.) We unfortunately got a late start. We … Continue reading

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The Ipes Go on a London Holiday – Monday – First full day in London

We were up early Monday morning (a bank holiday BTW) for breakfast and to get on the proverbial road for the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace. It only happens 3x a week and Monday was a best day. … Continue reading

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The Ipes Go on a London Holiday – Sunday – We have arrived!

In the morning, we woke up only slightly rested. Come on, who truly enjoys sleeping on a plane in Economy class? It’s never comfortable. We had a croissants and yogurt for breakfast, and landed at Heathrow 20 mins early at … Continue reading

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The Ipes Go on a London Holiday – Saturday – Are we gonna make it?

Before you leave for any trip, isn’t it always a little crazy? There’s often so much to wrap up at work, to set up at home, trip planning, etc, just so you can go relax for a while. It’s exhausting, … Continue reading

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This was a rough 24 hours traveling to Boston

I’m landing in Newark after a rough 24 hours traveling to Boston and back. It’s been a rough week. It’s been many long weeks while I’ve been leading my audit, but this has been a long week. By the time … Continue reading

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The Get Smart (2008) film reminded me of the old Naked Gun series

When I was growing up, I was a huge fan of the old reruns of the¬†1960s Get Smart television show. Starring Don Adams and Barbara Feldon, and created by Buck Henry and Mel Brooks (never heard of this Mel Brooks … Continue reading

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I’ve waited about four years for this – functioning backyard patio lights

Does four years seem like a long time? In hindsight, it sure sounds like it. I think it was summer 2015 when I discovered the backyard patio lights didn’t work for a real reason. New house, lots of tasks and … Continue reading

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