Ocracokers are looking forward to a sunny day today. Cristobal is heading farther out to sea as I write, having had little impact on Ocracoke. We didn't even get enough rain to water our plants. Last night a few bands of dark clouds circled overhead as bats chased insects through the darkening sky and a moderate breeze wafted across the porch. Other than that, we wouldn't have even known there was a storm passing by.
As usual, all is well out here on the Outer Banks.
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is Lou Ann's account of installing an old-fashioned pitcher pump. You can read it here.