EATON column by Nancy
E. Williams 6/2/20 447-5635
What a difference a
day makes in our temperatures. I was not happy with the 80s
and 90s, but Sunday was just perfect. That is the way I
like my summer. How about you? Happy June to everyone.
The Eaton Village Store
now has a take-out menu for breakfast and lunch. Until school
is out, they will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 until
4. Later on, they will be open more days. What can you get? All
sorts of egg sandwiches with bacon, sausage or avocado, and sometimes
smoked corned beef, too. Order a homemade muffin or an iced fritter.
For drinks, how about fresh mint iced tea, hot or iced coffee
or an awesome frappe? Lunch could be a Reuben with smoked corn
beef, sauerkraut, and swiss and the house special sauce. Remember
Kates wonderful chicken salad with cranberries and celery?
Order it in a wrap. Dont forget all the grilled cheeses
(cheddar, swiss, American or pepper jack) with meat and tomato?
Finish off with a chocolate chip cookie. Please stop by and use
this easy service. EVS also continues with orders of groceries,
beer, wine, snacks, etc. which you can order by phone - 447-2403.
We love you, Eaton Village Store. (Stay tuned, more delicious
choices will be made available.)
If you have been ordering
packages from Amazon or wherever, please drop by the Eaton Post
Office to get these and your other exciting mail (hey, sometimes
it is exciting?). People still get real-life post cards and letters,
as well as what we call Business Bulk. I dont
have to explain that, right? Have you seen the new Wild Orchid
stamps? We should have more choices for you next week. We are
still only open from 9 to 12, six days a week so that you can
pick up your mail. Please wear a mask and have only one person
in the store at a time. Many thanks from Carol and myself.
As you know, many of
us have been ordering delectable dinners to go from Snowvillage
Inn on weekends. I was lucky enough to get two meals, one on
Friday as take-out, and one on Saturday, on the porch dining.
You remember that, right? Breeze on the porch, glass on the table,
drinks, real dinner plates, and a real waitress. Happy 55th Anniversary
to Nancy and Bob Malvesta on May 30, and what a celebration we
had together. Many thanks to Jen, Kevin, Josh and everyone who
made such an evening possible. (Special thanks to Jen for the
picture from 5 years ago on FB. We still miss Freddy.)
Did you hear horns tooting
and people shouting Happy Birthday last Friday, May
29th near the Eaton Beach? Adorable Keira Barrett, turned the
big 8 years old on Friday, and while her family stood on grass
at the beach (with a pass, of course), lots of cars passed by
beeping, holding signs, waving, shaking balloons, yelling and
hanging out the windows to wish Keira a Happy 8th Birthday. In
this new-normal we all need to remember the happy
moments in life, like turning 8. Youre very loved, Keira.
Speaking of the Eaton
Town Beach, most of you should already have your one beach pass
(no car stickers this year) in the letter from the Eaton Selectmen.
If you have a special problem, call the Eaton Town Hall at 447-2840
and have a conversation with Lianne. Everything will get worked
out. Many thanks to Elaine (Lane) Weathers and Suzanne Raiche
for their time and effort guarding our beach. There is a special
turn-out for people who only want to put their boats in. Yes,
the rules are a little tighter this year due to the COVID-19
virus, and there could be a time when no more people can safely
use the beach. However, people dont stay on the beach all
day from 10 until 6, so just come back and they will accommodate
you. Please be kind and respectful to Lane and Suzanne; they
are doing their job.