Also got the Assyrian Army out on the tabletop for its Baptism of Fire against the Vile Kush in a pair of Friday afternoon games. As I came to grips with both and foe and rules, my glorious Assyrians went down to the Egyptians, two games to none. Ouch! I need to lick my wounds and consider what might have been. To the Strongest! played very fast even when considering time taken for kibitzing and rules' consultations.
Even though these Egyptian bowmen are "officially" the last off the painting desk in 2018, several units are in work in various degrees of completion. Variety abounds including the reorganization of cavalry for the 28mm Napoleonic collection. British Light Dragoons will likely be the next to trot out under their new organization with British heavy dragoons not far behind.
In other milestones, today I celebrated a birthday. My dog has a sense of humor. From the dog, I received the following birthday card: