Until tonight. When I withdrew him from the drawer and asked him to part with a few more slices, to top off a buffalo burger.
Which he did, at some cost.
His expression, which before was a bit passive and stoic, has morphed into one of great concern and alarm.
I'm afraid, my friends, that this portent does not bode well at all.
Not well at all.
 apologies: posting by cameraphone. I'll circle back soon to link up the original man who revealed himself to me in the cheese -- until then you should be able to find him by browsing back in the stream by a few weeks.