Saturday, March 10, 2007

A Great Day to be Alive

This is one of those terrific early spring days. I didn't even stand and shiver this morning waiting for the water in my outdoor shower to get hot. The sky is clear and picture-postcard blue. The bright sun makes the white picket fences sparkle. And talk in the village is of putting boats back in the water, bringing in fresh fish for dinner, shops & restaurants opening, visitors returning, and flowers blooming. Life is sweet, as my grandfather would say.

This month's Ocracoke Newsletter tells about island customs relating to death & dying. You can read the newsletter here.

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