3 Aug 2023 – Hello Aug

Mon: more problems with ticket to be filtered out of the memory, but had to buy another one-way ticket to IAD.  SAS flight on schedule via CPH to arr safe&sound to sunny IAD. Appreciations to Nancy for picking me up at this busy airport.

Needed a ground sheet+mozzy repellent@REI and TexMex-dinner@Uncle Julio’s/FairFax,VA 

Tue: tested the Nemo tent in the garden and so far so good – packing the car to head northwards, tkx to Nancy&Joe for their gracious hospitality. Karen&Lori drove from VA and met us here in DC to drive together.

~9hrs drive thru’DC,MD,DE,NJ,NY,including rest stops+one night@Newington/CT with heavy traffic shirting round NYC, but otherwise smooth driving and an interesting hotel check in experience@HolidayExpress!

Wed: started later than planned due to my hotmail being hacked, tkx to Leonard for helping. ~6hrs drive into ME to arr ~1600hrs. Appreciations to Nancy for the stay in her friend’s house in Belfast,ME

and for recommending Young’sLobsterPound for dinner.

Nice view with ppl bringing picnic lunches to accompany the lobster mussels, oysters, clam chowder, etc. Lori was too hungry and could not wait, thus only one claw on this lobster = hahaha


Thu: off 0700hrs from Belfast/ME with a rest stop@Cloud9Hotel! and then to crossing the Canadian boarder without any issues or wasted time.

By passing StJohn’s to a long bridge connecting to PEI to arr ~1600hrs, long long day of driving, tkx to Nancy. Glenda arr safe&sound by air with a slight delay from NCviaToronto. Dinner@SwissChalet to celebrate that we fianlly managed to get together.

PEI’s motto is parva sub ingenti meaning the small under the protection of the great. PEI is Canada’s smallest province. Its location, along with the island’s fertile red soil, has given PEI  2nicknames – Garden of the Gulf(referring to the Gulf of St. Lawrence) and Million-Acre Farm. It is also sometimes referred to as Spud Island because of its significant potato production.

2Aug– Happy Bday LAM ChengEn
9Aug – 56th SIN National Day
10Aug – Happy Bday LAM JenWee&Alvin NG
21Aug – Happy Bday LIM SiewChin
26Aug – Happy Bday Cindy LAM
29Aug – Happy Bday Sean KENNEDY
30Aug – Happy Bday Michelle ANG

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