A New Affair


I’m Having a New Affair Well, not quite like that. I’m having a new affair with my new camera. This is a huge step for me. I’ve been using my iPhone for years to take pictures of family, friends, fruit, and pies. But over the last six or so years, I find myself looking at my images […]

Art of the Pie in New York Times!

This is me...a happy pie maker!

This may totally be my 15 minutes of fame and I’m still kind of in shock, but today I was in the New York Times! I mean, I’m a self-taught baker and a self-taught pie-maker. For that matter, pretty much everything that I’ve done in my life has been self-taught. My mom did always tell me that […]

My Fair Lady Best Dog in the World


Best Dog in the World This is Lady.  When people ask me what kind of dog she is, my standard reply always is “The best dog!” And, she is. I’m sure you might know people who have dogs of this breed…the “best dog in the world” breed. You might have one yourself. As you know, […]

Grape Pie

Concord Grape Pie

Grape Pie A few weeks ago, I was asked to be a judge at the 1st Annual Queen Anne Farmers Market Blue Ribbon Pie Contest. I got to check out and taste first hand 19 different homemade crusts and fillings. There were pies I had not thought of making before including a grape pie made […]