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Visiting Long Island, NY - And Costco

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I visited Long Island, New York.  Went to Costco, too, of course.  Below is my show and tell.

Day 1 (Thursday)

I had almost no sleep.  I woke up at 1AM, took a shower, and drove to LAX by 4:00AM.  I flew to Baltimore first to change plane.  Baltimore was absolutely beautiful looking down from the sky.  Baltimore airport was beautiful and inviting.  I arrived at Long Island past 5PM.

Day 2 (Friday)

We woke up at 3am (12AM in California time).  At 6AM we took a ferry ride to Connecticut.  We went to Stamford to watch Maury Show!!   Some of you know how much I enjoy Maury Show.  It was a crazy good time. 

After Maury Show, we drove to Long Island (no ferry. we drove around) - I didn't visit New York City.  I was not interested in visiting a big city. Also I was very tired.

Day 3 (Saturday)

We started the morning at Dunkin Donuts - then checked out garage sales.  The air was cold.  I saw ice on lawns. I found some silver jewelry and some vintage Maxwell House coffee mugs.

Then we went to Costco.  The first thing I've noticed was recycle kiosks by the front entrance (picture below).  I didn't buy anything at Costco.  I just walked around and enjoyed looking at Christmas items on display.

We went to a fish and chips place for dinner.

Day 4 (Saturday)

I ate a bagle for breakfast and a slice of New York pizza for lunch.  4 days flew by fast.  I had so much fun.  I got dropped off at Long Island airport to start my journey back home. By the way, I have never seen an airport that empty.  (see picture)

End

It was an amazing experience.  Now I am waiting to see myself on Maury Show.  You ARE the father~!! Hahaha.

 

Comments

Comment: 

Hi.  Thank you.

Yes, I think we are talking about the same thing.

In California, we call it "California Redemption Value (CRV)".  Yes, we pay extra for cans and bottles. The idea is that people will get CRV back when they recycle. But, most people in California don't bother to get money back from cans.  We just trash them in recycle bins so the city will collect along with regular trash.  We have trash cans just for recycleables.

It was intriguing by them recycle Kiosks.  I never knew such machine existed.  And I saw them at Costco.  It was interesting.

By john

Comment: 

The recycle kiosks are actually for the return of the deposit paid at time of purchase. I thought CA also had to pay a deposit? How do they process the return for you out there?Glad you enjoyed your trip and arrived safely home.

By Aikiko (not verified)

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