Friday, July 31, 2009

Annual OMP Kids Party is Tomorrow!

Join your neighbors for the

Old Mill Point
Annual Kids Party
Saturday August 1st - 11:00 am
at the Windmill House

Little Kids - Big Kids - Grandkids
Games - Races - Candy Hunt - Food - Ice Cream Truck!

Hope we see you there!

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

signs and posts removed

As of today, several of the signs have been removed from the SeaWay beach, and the three empty posts have been dug out and trucked down to the area behind the windmill house for storage.

Although the signs have been removed, the sentiment remains that children need to be reminded to stay off the sand dunes. They are protected by state and federal laws, and as caretakers of our private beach we need to take care to protect them as well.

It's a gorgeous day on the shore today, and there are several families taking advantage of the sunshine and warm ocean waters. It was nice to sit in the sun and chat with neighbors as my teenager did most of the digging and lifting of posts ;-)

Monday, July 20, 2009

Sunshine in the Point

Another beautiful day on Cape Cod.

Thanks to everyone who attended the annual meeting to participate and express their opinions. We've taken action on some of the comments right away, and the beach committee has removed some of the SeaWay signage. The whole sign thing is being rethought for next year - maybe having one big sign made with all the rules instead of little signs with one rule each....

There has been an increase of traffic in the neighborhood, but that started in the spring. I really do feel a lot of it has to do with the large number of homes for sale as well as the couple that are currently rental properties. And the inordinate amount of cars at the one house still being worked on. In the spring, there were still several properties being worked on regularly. At least it seems we're down to one.

The meeting process seems to work, and we did reach a quorum, but it would be better if more families participated, especially those with different voices or dissenting opinions.

Hope everyone had a great weekend. Last week turned out to be beautiful, and Sunday was the crowning jewel. Let's hope for more good weather soon!

Friday, July 17, 2009

Annual Meeting Tonight!

Just a reminder, the annual association meeting will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at the Community Center. Please plan on attending, or getting your proxy card in to myself or Carol as soon as possible.

See you tonight!

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Warm Sun, Cool Breezes

The last four days have been perfect. According to the weatherman, the next four don't look quite so nice, with thunderstorms in the forecast for the next few days.

Let's hope he's wrong, and Cape Cod can continue this winning streak of sunshine.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Sunshine and Blue Skies

Sunshine, blue skies, and clean ocean. The beaches are looking great this year. Finally. As someone said to me this morning, the Cape's weather skipped right from April to September.

It's been sunny and in the 70s all week. Perfect September weather. No humidity. Haven't had to put on the a/c yet.

Don't forget the annual meeting Friday night at the Community Center. If you can't make it, please mail your proxy asap - and thanks to all who have already sent them in.

See you Friday night!

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

July in Old Mill Point

The weather has been beautiful for the last several days. Sunny, blue skies, not humid at all... it's times like these that I'm grateful to live in such a beautiful part of the world.

The beach was great yesterday, the ocean finally warm enough even for me. Twilight on the beach last night was quiet and peaceful, with a breeze keeping the bugs away.

Cape Cod at its best.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

A few nice days...

Sunshine on Cape Cod this week, finally... Although the rain has returned, we have hope for some nice days this summer...

Monday, July 6, 2009

The Annual Old Mill Point Fourth of July Parade

The annual neighborhood was bigger and better than ever this year!

The Doyle Minutemen organized and led the parade, blaring patriotic songs from a boombox atop the lead Jeep. Printed flyers were passed out around the neighborhood announcing the 6pm start time, fair warning for anyone who wanted to drive in or out of Old Mill POint before the roads were blocked off with parade marchers.
The biggest floats in the parade were the size of children's wagons. The Jeep at the beginning threw candy out to eager spectators along the route.

Most kids were on bikes, scooters, skateboards, or rollerskates. Most adults had plastic "to-go" cups. Most spectators had glasses of wine in hand. This is a neighborhood parade with something for everyone!

Uncle Sam was there, too

A Great Fourth of July

All in All, it was a great day - beautiful weather and everyone smiling. There were more people in the parade than on the sidelines, which is always fun, too!

Great Job as always, Doyle family!