but the boats enlivened the scene, although they didn't add much more colour (spinnakers would not be much use in the day's weather, I shouldn't think, 'though I know little about sailing).
As a counter to the somewhat apocalyptic tone to this post, we had baby toes on the deck yesterday afternoon. Might not cure all of the world's ills, but baby toes make happiness and optimism seem much more possible. . . .