September 28, 2012

Love By Apple Pie

"Love by apple pie"
There are many ways to show love and affection. When you've been married for a long time you find love hidden in the form of clean clothes and nice fresh bedding. It might look like a stack of paid bills or maybe even an empty dishwasher. There are simple signs throughout the house that we sometimes don't see because we aren't looking close enough. We have a tendency to take things for granted in our lives. There are times when love begins with the sense of smell. The aroma of that first apple pie of autumn. The sight of that delicate crust of golden deliciousness cooling on the kitchen counter. Slices of apple-pie-love oozing warmly onto the plate. And so the fall season descends upon the tile counter wrapped in a favorite pie plate. There were no words exchanged except, "The pie is done." Sometimes it's that subtle, that easy. Those tiny signs have found their way into many corners of our home. They are in your home too. They are not always an expensive bouquet of roses or box of candy. When the leaves begin to turn and the heat clicks on in our house anyway, love comes by way of an apple pie. A most delicious apple pie filled with love.  Here is my thank you, my return hug. It comes many decades in. Your pie Mrs. G., was perfect.

"Love is Delicious"


  1. Homemade apple pie is a dying art. When it is homemade all senses are felt within the home. barbara

  2. great post - so true -- your writing is great -- hope your back feels better

  3. I think you must be a happy man, because you understand the love that goes into cooking and baking. That pie looks spectacular!

  4. It's so great that you notice the love in everyday actions, and in the extra special first apple pie of fall! (Now I need to make time to bake my husband an apple pie, it's his favorite :)

  5. I so love this - I smiled at the generous slice - that's the way I like my pie, too!!!!! So nice that you see and appreciate all the "little things", that are not really little at all.

    1. Ah, about that generous slice. That was strictly for filming purposes. I needed the right effect. Let's just say I ate it for the sake of promoting the arts. We all have to make sacrifices.