Thursday, October 26, 2006

A Fine Fall Day

Autumn does not grace this island with color. No yellow ochres, or scarlets, or rusty oranges. Just the greens (forest green, blue green, and yellow-green of live oaks, cedars, and yaupons) year 'round. However, we don't have the stark grey barren limbs of winter either. But the days are growing shorter; the air is cooler; and the streets are quieter. Fall has definitely arrived on the Outer Banks.

And one historical note: On this day in 1859 the schooner "Mary" wrecked on Ocracoke's beach.

To see new items we've added to our on-line catalog, please click here: "What's New at Village Craftsmen".

You can read our latest newsletter here. It's the story of the Community Store and other general stores on the island.

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