|from THIS... (view from my living room)|
|...to THIS! (Times Square)|
|Union Square Farmers Market on a rainy day|
|I'll take 30 pounds, please. Yes, you heard correctly.|
And, as usual, listening to the lively banter, observing another crop of newborn pie bakers experience this pure and simple kind of happiness, in turn made me happy. I mean, here was a gathering of VPs, reality TV producers, book publishers, school teachers, children's book author, actresses, and playwrights -- people who might never meet each other -- brought together by pie. Let's just say, this palpable buzz made up for the shoe shopping and dining out time I gave up in order to teach this class.
|Practicing what I preach: "Pie builds community. Pie is meant for sharing."|
|That's Eve Plumb -- yes, "Jan Brady," making her first pie!|
|Adding the final touches to the top crust. |
Not surprisingly, these creative types got creative.
|Deb Brody from Harlequin Nonfiction (my book publisher)|
brushes her crust with an egg wash for a golden finish.
|Admiring the finished pies. As usual, we had a 100 percent success rate!|
|H is for Holly Kowitt, children's author. I snapped a shot of it to send to "my H"|
who was back at the American Gothic House on dog-sitting duty.
|No pie party would be complete without the Victory Shot. |
Smile for the camera and say "We love pie!"