Gratitude Starts at Home Since 1986 I have lived in a small town on the north coast of the Olympic Peninsula in Western Washington. It’s the kind of place where you aren’t invisible or anonymous for too long especially if you are the piano teacher which I was for many years. I taught scores of kids out here. […]
Pie Camp July 2012 Four days of non-stop Pie Making! What could be better? Well, maybe you can think of a few things but for this pie maker, the 1st Art of the Pie Camp, held July 27-30 in Port Angeles, WA, was a dream come true. Imagine seven people passionate about pie coming together […]
Pie Crafts Working in a different medium this week at Pie Camp. And, our graduation picture!
Garden Angel For well over 10 years I’ve lived here in my little blue and teal cottage, which I now call Pie Cottage—part-time that is. During some of those years, except for an occasional check-in, I was away for months at a time having some incredible adventures. Pie CottageOf course, the beautiful garden that I […]
Art of the Pie Austin Part 1 It’s been less than a week since I returned from Austin where I met incredible people, ate fabulous, food, made music with a pie peep, and held two amazing workshops! I’m already looking at my calendar towards my next trip to hold more workshops. Here are a few […]
Cord Wood My morning rhythm has changed. Just two weeks ago, I would get up and mindlessly flip a switch to heat the house before moving on to my coffee ritual. Now, I slip on flip-flops, throw on my black velvet Goodwill robe, the one with an I. Magnin label, my heavy gray work-gloves and shuffle […]
I make pie just about everyday but I don’t always exactly know who’s going to get it. Perhaps this is baking on faith that the right pie will get to the right person at the right time. I’ve been asked, if I sell pies, have a pie shop or am planning to open one. My […]