1. Wrangling a Pigeon with Aplomb

2. Foreground: some bread I baked in nick of time. Baked provolone with herbs and provolone. Dispersed: Ashley’s wine specially selected to complement the menu.

3. Split-pea salad with roasted carrots and beets. Recipe to follow.

4. Ken and Ashley want to meet a hipster and I phone a friend. Ken strikes commemorative pose.

5. Apples to Apples begs questions: can four beers stand in for shuffling cards?

6. At long last Ashley and I shuffle our feet in the same room.