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Our extended July 4th weekend in NYC

Well, it’s been quite a busy year so far, and the Ipes collectively agreed that we needed at least a short vacation or time away. Why? How so? The kids graduated from their respective schools and are now heading off … Continue reading

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The Ipes stayed overnight in Manhattan to see Waitress on Broadway, but the Universe desperately tried to throw roadblocks every step of the way

I don’t know what our deal is. Nothing is ever simple. Is it us? Is it life? Is it random? Let me take a breath before I get into it. For Christmas, we bought tickets for the four of us … Continue reading

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We went to see The Book of Mormon on a Tuesday night

Gotta love the randomness of life sometimes. Well, the good random events. Not the type where you fracture your arm on the way to work. Nums has had some interesting luck this past year with playing these lotteries for tickets … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the Christmas week with a day in New York

We’ve all been (mostly) off from work and school this week, and it has been pretty relaxing. Sure, Nums had some work to catch up on and I had all these online classes to take at the last minute to … Continue reading

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On Dec 14th we went to see Jay Pharoah perform at Caroline’s

A few months earlier, my wife got us tickets to see Jay Pharoah perform at Caroline’s in Midtown. I’ve never been to Caroline’s and Jay Pharoah is hilarious, so it was a no-brainer. We both worked from home on that … Continue reading

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A photo shoot in Central Park after Thanksgiving

For our Christmas / holiday cards, we have tried Sears and JC Penney with middling success. Often the photos need a lot of editing and cleaning up in Photoshop (by me) to make them decent. Last year, we were so … Continue reading

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A day out in Manhattan as the girls went to see Hamilton on Broadway

Through luck and about two years of determination, Namita won two tickets in a lottery to see Hamilton the Musical at the Richard Rogers Theater. For $10 a piece. Crazy! Gotta give my wife credit for her determination. We had … Continue reading

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Sightseeing, dinner, and a scavenger hunt in New York’s Midtown in September

In September, we took the train into Midtown with plans for a nice evening out, including dinner and a show. The show didn’t happen for us, so we signed up to do a professional scavenger hunt through Urban Adventure Quest, … Continue reading

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Josh and I attending the NYIAS at the Jacob Javitz Center

It’s been 10 years since I last attended the NY International Auto Show. It had to be March 2006, only a few months after we moved to East Windsor, and Josh had turned a year old. I do love cars, and … 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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