Winds have increased, though only to about 30-35 mph. Out by the water it is brisk. At my house the porch swing is barely moving. Rain is still slight and infrequent. It's been a day for reading and napping.
Our current monthly Ocracoke Newsletter is the story of the Old Toothbrush Man, published August 01, 2005. You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news080105.htm.]