What we did to unwind while volunteering at Occupy Sandy Relief Camp.
An idea of the daily routine at an Occupy Sandy relief camp on Staten Island.
Hurricane Sandy Relief efforts on Staten Island
We are on our way south but we stopped in Staten Island to see if they still need help with hurricane relief. No pictures yet, but we got hooked up with the “occupy wall street” people who are now “Occupy Sandy” along with the Low Riders Motorcycle club and we will be here for a few days helping out. Hurricane Sandy is not in the news any more, but there are still hundreds of people without power or heat in their homes that have been ravaged by the storm. I cannot begin to describe what we have seen.
What is the difference between a Bed and Breakfast and a Hotel?
A few days ago I talked about the Gold Cup Parade. Gold cup parade day is Friday August 17th. Remember that Gold Cup Parade day is pretty much a provincial holiday in the Charlottetown area. For those that may be coming to Charlottetown on Friday, you may experience traffic delays and road closures. The parade forms on North River Road, which is also called the Lower Malpeque Road as you approach Charlottetown. Since parts of the lower road will be closed, the Upper Malpeque road (Route 2) will experience incraesed traffic flow as will University Avenue. Consult the route map on
Just a short drop in today – I have many oars in the fire and I need to get all my ducks on the same page. If you are planning to visit PEI, perhaps you need a bit of research. Do you know the various emblems of Prince Edward Island? We have a provincial flower, bird, tartan, soil, tree, and of course a flag and coat of arms. Has anyone seen this coin? Do you have any idea where I might find one? When I asked Google (because Google knows everything), for “PEI emblems” the first hit took me this website that features a short paragraph
I’m all about frugal, not to say cheap. You may have heard that average salaries are low on PEI. Therefore,many people are looking for ways to save money. I’ve been looking at ways to save on soap. Hand soap pumps help to cut down on the melting soap bar on the sink. I have heard of watering down the handsoap. However, that only seems to be helpful if you have children who like to use LOTS. Next I turn my attention to the shower. What about body wash? But it seems I keep having to reload. Squirt after squirt after squirt – it seems I
Where to obtain services while cycling the Confederation Trail in Prince Edward Island.