The collective attendance held its breath for one last second before
attacking the buffet table in a feeding frenzy. As the picnickers
stormed the buffet table, Grill Meister Peter struggled to finish
cooking the sausages. Fortunately, he needed no help, as youíve seen
Then, spying plenty of delicious-looking dishes littering the table,
the picnickers filled their plates with all sorts of goodies. The food
ranged from several great salads and vegetable dishes along with the
usual abundance of pastas (warm and cold), to casseroles and meats. In
seconds the picnickers obscured the table. But just our normal
Finally, once plates were filled, folks headed to grab a place to
sit and eat.
Although Nobody Sat Outside . . .
. . . There Was Plenty
of Space for All Inside
shelter was huge and we had plenty tables, everybody easily found a
place to sit inside. No need to set up tables outside. We'll reserve
that for croquet.
Finally after one, two, or several
trips to the buffet table, we had finished the main course. Plenty of
pasta and pasta salads thankfully showed up since no potato salad
appeared this year. How we
struggled to get by without, we havenít a clue. After all, how can you
have a picnic without potato salad?
Time for Dessert?
Not Just Yet
Soon the buffet table was reduced to crumbs and a few leftovers for
us to take home for dinner. But lunch wasnít over yet. Next came
desserts! And boy, do Mature Friends love their desserts.