12 Sep 2023 – ClemsonU &UofSC

Fri: appreciations&tkx to Nancy&Karen for getting me to the Portland airport in ME/USA.

Stopped to use the rest room somewhere on the MaineTurnpike which happened to have one of the most tasteful(in my eyes!)

ME-Crafts in the VisitorInfo. PWM-IAD(1hr delayed there, rains&thunder)-CAE. Safe&sound now in CAE, and looking forward to a few days with the FabulousFive. Tkx to first-born&#5 for meeting me at CAE-airport

Sad news to hear that one of our AT-Fellow-Hikers ChrisWidmer(Sawbuck)’s passing. A perfect gentleman who gave us much support during our 2005AT-Thru’Hike and my trailname TigerLily. when we were having a resting by some TigerLily patch and I told him+another young hiker what TigerLily show is about in Thailand! Condolences with prayers&thoughts to Blossom&his family – he will be missed.

Sat: shopping@Walmart – suppliments,food,etc. Made steak dinner for the family, good to taste some red meat again.

Sun: Happy GrandparentsDay to all grandparents. Tkx to #2 for showing us around her campus(made my day), ~2hrs drive from CAE. Lunched@SoleOnTheGreenRestaurant in the ConferenceCentre. Sole on the Green Restaurant & Joe’s Place Bar | Clemson University, South Carolina

Good luck to a new chapter in her life@Clemson,SC/USA.

About | Clemson University, South Carolina

Impressive campus with the view of a nice stadium from the balcony across from her dorm room, and a football team who were NationalChampions in 1981, 2016, 2018.

The tiger, majestic and proud
Fearless, strong and solitary
A predator by nature
Domineering yet wary…

Mon: appreciations to #1 for taking the time from her busy schedule for dinner@CaliforniaDreaming, formally UnionRailwayStation. Compared to the stations visited on PEI, this one is quite different.

The history behind Union Station + California Dreaming 🚂 – COLAtoday (

Time really flies, and she is now into her final year@UofSC with the Gamecock/Cocky. Looks like another visit in 2024 for her graduation…


Tue: packing for early flight tomorrow morning. TacoTueDinner with Allison&Jaime, appreciations&tkx to these lovely ladies and the only contribution I could offer was to share these sweets!