A Story of Pie and Possibilities
D'Arcy, I know your affinity for the art of the pie runs deep (dish) and goes way back, which makes this story especially fabulous. You shine such a beautiful light on Madeleine and her work. I also can't help wishing that a little cafe where you served all your favorite foods existed. I would stop in every day, especially for your amazing French onion soup. Wonderful essay!
Bring it on, cousin! Pie, Art, writing, musing, all of it! Love this essay and now I’m hungry for dessert!
Yes! I still make Bread Pudding whenever the occasion calls for it. It’s my favorite dessert to order out , too (but mine is better—only slightly prejudiced!). It’s great with whiskey, rum or Bourbon…
I know what you mean about self-employment at home—self-torture in some ways. It’s every durn day, and I always told myself I should be doing more, I didn’t really know what I was doing, etc. When I got hired in a 8:30-5:00 job again I felt like I was cheating! It was so easy!
But the self-motivation I’d tapped into at home made the actual job easier (and showing up every day more fun).
As a retired person, the pressure is now “I’ve got to finish this before I die!”
THE PIES LOOK FABULOUS!
Great story, great-looking pies. And I really love your reflection at the end.
Love it! I didn’t realize Salty Lark was a dancer and I didn’t realize she was Dimi’s daughter. Thank you for sharing this.
D’arcy.. look forward to your stories .. many resonate with me plus I admire many of your turn of phrases !
Need to figure out how to get them once Witt takes my email..next week!
Making pie IS an art form. I became ver hungry reading this.
Hey, I love dancing and pie! But I want a piece of that key lime/berry pie. And I love this piece!