We got together with the Shaffers, Alexanders and Barlows Sunday to watch the Eagles-Cardinals game. We gave up on the game (a hideous Eagles loss) at halftime and enjoyed the Shaffers’ gorgeous new backyard patio, which is “shelled,” as it were, by acorn-crazed squirrels. When the sun went down, the squirrels went to bed and the night was beautiful if cool. The wine and beer served as antifreeze then. Fun night with friends.