Many years ago there was a powerful hurricane in the area where I live. That hurricane deposited a large acreage sand pit at the shoreline and it eventually became part of land that was already there.  Years later that large sand pit is a well known part of the area, complete with many homes and businesses. It’s the first piece of land visible as you emerge from the tunnel you drive through when going across the water here.  For us, it’s a landmark.  That piece of land wasn’t there before that powerful hurricane ripped through and created it.  In the path of destruction something new was born. Continue reading