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May 2-4

While it wasn’t actually May 24th, it was Victoria Day weekend, better known as May 2-4 Weekend. For many, it’s the unofficial start of summer as they head to cottages, cabins, and campgrounds.

For me, this was the best possible way to spend a warm, sunny Victoria Day. How did you spend the weekend?


Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves. - Queen Victoria

Victoria Day has come and gone. It’s a day, I understand, to respectfully observe the historical ties between Canada and the British monarchy. And a day that Newfoundlanders refer to as “May 2-4,” when they pull their campers up to gravel pits and burn things.

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