"ssully,You're right that was self centered of me not to identify where "here" is. Just like a child, well that stands to reason since I'm feeling like a kid waiting for Christmas to get here."
I didn't mean it like that at all. I just couldn't remember your local. Plus I'm going stir crazy which kinda makes me feel like heading south soon.
I can't say first hand about the Cape & RI. Those dates are based on last years RT archieves. But PI are from my log book. Bet the farm on that one.
From my experience the apple blossoms theory does hold true. If they have bloomed you've missed the first blitz. I love that "Gates of Hades" shot.