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Part 3 of our Midwest road trip – Saturday activities in Michigan and the drive home

On Saturday morning, I was up super early to grab breakfast downstairs, and to relax and read. Paul and I had made prior plans to to meet up early for a class at his local Orangetheory Fitness gym. We each … Continue reading

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Part 2 of the Ipe road trip to Michigan and Pittsburgh (Friday)

We work up in Michigan Friday morning, and it was hard to not notice the blinding white light bleeding out from between the window curtains. Color me surprised to see snow everywhere. Snow? Wait, it snowed? That wasn’t in the … Continue reading

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The Ipes took a road trip to Pittsburgh and Michigan in November

It’s been a while since we have seen friends out in Michigan. We didn’t have any plans for the long 4-day weekend in mid-November dedicated to the NJ teacher convention. Why not drive out to Michigan for a few days? … Continue reading

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Our Road Trip to Orlando – Days 7 & 8 – The road home

I’ll combine the last two days, because it was not a super complicated road trip, apart from traffic. The plan was to hit the road after breakfast, and make the 10 hour drive (plus fuel stops & rest breaks) to … Continue reading

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Our Road Trip to Orlando – Day 6 – The Ipes take a low key day to recharge

We had a grand day planned for Kennedy Space Center. Unfortunately 50 – 75% of the family was exhausted and that’s no way to enjoy a fun family day out at a Cape Canerval. Or anyone’s vacation day. Instead we … Continue reading

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Our Road Trip to Orlando – Day 5 – Hollywood Studios

Hello, Wednesday and Hollywood Studios. While the rest of the family has never been, it’s been over 20 years since I stepped foot onto Hollywood Studios. I don’t remember too much from our family trip back in the mid 90’s, … Continue reading

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Our Road Trip to Orlando – Day 4 – EPCOT – Part 2

The 2nd half of photos at EPCOT. We took so many photos at the park.

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Our Road Trip to Orlando – Day 4 – EPCOT

We arrived at EPCOT at 9 am. We were presented options for Standard ($22) or Preferred ($45) per day. Again with the elite parking options? We checked guidance online while parked in line, and this time it didn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Our Road Trip to Orlando – Day 2 – Orlando, here we come!

Happy Easter! The Ipes were up early on this Sunday morning, getting ready for church, breakfast/brunch, and getting to Orlando. Although we were slightly pessimistic about our ability to get to church on time… we got to church on time! … Continue reading

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Our Road Trip to Orlando – Day 1 – The road to Charleston

For Spring Break this year, we all wanted to go somewhere. That was a given. The question was where would we go without spending an arm and a leg? That’s the part that was tough. Flying to the Caribbean and … Continue reading

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