The last couple of afternoons I've been to the beach with David & Lachlan. The days have been so pleasant and warm that Lachlan has been enjoying wading in the shallows, splashing about, digging for shells, and playing with the incoming waves. He is so happy and carefree. David commented that he isn't even aware of the vast, seemingly boundless play area at his disposal. He just wanders and explores and enjoys it all.
Our current monthly Ocracoke Newsletter is the story of the Old August Storm of 1899, published September 15, 2005. You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news091505.htm.