16 events@lclark.edu ‡ summer pleasures dining alfresco There is something extraordinary about dining in the outdoors. Worrisome thoughts evaporate and drift away as one recalls the lazy days of youth. Barriers come down, shoes get kicked off. Walls that routinely keep one solemn, are absent. In their place, the world becomes ordered by the sights and sounds of the sky, the flowers, and the birdsong. Summer. Sigh. ABOVE: Jeremy Chou Photography OPPOSITE: (top) Natalie Puls Photography (bottom) Allison Harp Photography Setting the Table for F riends “May this meal bring you pleasure”