After the run we took my sister, who lives here, to Dave's Coffee. She'd never been. I think she's hooked now.
As it was Sunday, we took the day off from chores and spent the day entertaining at the cabana and frolicking in the light surf. We walked out to Napatree Point, 1.5 miles down a barrier beach. The beach was full of beach-goers who had anchored their boats on the bay side and come ashore to enjoy the ocean. Napatree Point has an old gun emplacement from the Spanish American War out on the tip, guarding the Rhode Island side of the inlet to the Pawcatuck River. When I was much younger and the poison ivy was not as prevalent, we used to crawl all around and through that fort. The guns are gone but the concrete bunkers survive. No shot was ever fired.
Photos - Watch Hill lighthouse and schooner going by. Napatree Point sweeps out to point where fort is buried under overgrowth.