It was still early…

Lead: “Mmmm, it’s complicated. What do you see from there?”

Skip: “Nothing… I’ve got no bowls left!”

Manie delivers…

Heard during the 2-4-2 tournament: “I’m going to try something… I’ll explain afterwards.  Position yourself at second slip.”

Tabs-in Trips provides…

Skip: “Are we holding?”

… waits…

Skip: Are we holding?

A distant voice: “We’ve got a very good second.”

Skip: “So they’re holding…”