Wind, rain, laughter

At Shiretown Meats in Edgartown, Bologna was the main ingredient for "Sub Earl."
Photo by Ned Casey

At Shiretown Meats in Edgartown, Bologna was the main ingredient for "Sub Earl."

Even when Hurricane Earl set it’s course for Martha’s Vineyard, many Island merchants assessed the impending mayhem amusedly. Perhaps buoyed by a run on everything from muffins to Merlot, many local shop owners displayed funny signs outside their stores.