The flashback ep was much better than I thought. Figured it would be a filler ep with little to no forward motion. They found a way to have both. My prediction about the Whisperers crashing the festival appears to be coming true.
And Michaonne has to let go of her biased hatred for Negan and realize he has changed in that it is doubtful he would try and take over Alexandria. He can be a strategic asset if she lets him. Especially if the Whisperers [prove to be more than handful.