No. 494

“It’s getting colder.”

“Still a wonderful day for a picnic in the park.”

“If I wear a scarf, I suppose.”

“You look good in a scarf.”

“It itches.”

“You said the same thing about your beard, and you kept that for three months.”

“Well, it’s a different kind of itch.”

“We’re going to have a good day, and you know it. Play along, for once.”

“Fine. I need to stop at the store first, then. You want sandwiches or a salad?”

“Chicken salad. With a slice of cake. Thank you.”

“They say it’ll be close to freezing.”

“You already tried that once. I’ll meet you in half an hour. At the table by statue.”