I awoke this morning to a screen door banging, and rocking chairs thumping against the house. The cedars and oaks were swaying outside my window. After weeks and weeks of near perfect weather a cold wind from the north has moved into the village. Temperatures in the low 40s and a 25 mph wind made for a bracing outdoor shower this morning. (Jude wants you all to know that she enjoyed an outdoor shower this morning too -- and we both want you to know that she was at her house, and I at mine!)
But the sky is clear and blue, and sunlight rests gently on fences and yaupons this morning. It was time for a change of season.
You can read our latest newsletter here. It's the story of the Community Store and other general stores on the island.