OK, it's not always warm and pleasant here. Yesterday and today the temperatures have been in the lower twenties. Some people even reported readings in the upper teens. Ice has formed on all the puddles, but it hasn't been cold enough long enough to freeze Silver Lake.
The biggest concern right now is frozen (and then broken) water pipes. Nobody on the island has a basement, of course, so most pipes under houses are exposed to some extent. I am generally prepared for this kind of weather, and haven't had any problems yet.
It's slowly warming up today, so the outlook is improving.
In other news, the carpenters are back working on my old house rehabilitation, and Jerry Ricks tells me someone brought in his dog (dressed in lingerie) for a boudoir photograph. Life on the island is seldom dull.