Right now I feel violated. Our safe space has been attacked. I hope the community also feels violated, because this wasn't an attack on Martin or me. This was an attack on our community.
The monetary damage wasn't great. We have to replace fascia board on at least one, perhaps three, buildings. We'll need to restring wire, probably buy some new light strings, definitely get more bulbs. (A lot of the bulbs are smashed. We have some backup, but not a patio full). Clearly the patio will not have lights for the weekend. It will also take a fair amount of labor to put it back together.
But the real damage is the attack on our community.
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