A couple of weeks ago, Compo looked much as it did right after Hurricane Sandy.
By today — Memorial Day, the 1st gorgeous day of the beach season — virtually all the damage had been cleaned up.
Sure, it looks a bit different. The brick wall near the bathhouses is gone:
But the boardwalk has been repaired, and the patio near Joey’s looks just as enticing as ever:
The ever-popular sidewalk between Schlaet’s Point and Old Mill is ready for walkers, joggers, strollers and rollerbladers — with plenty of new stones:
Of course, if you look carefully you’ll see lingering after-effects. The enormous, how-did-they-ever-get-it-there? potted tree on the walkway to Compo Cove has looked like this since October:
And many homes still look like this:
Still, considering what the beach area looked like just 7 months ago, we weathered the storm very, very well.