A promise made must be kept. Meet Natalie, 13 year old pie maker extrodinaire.

If you haven’t noticed we have been a little weak content wise for the past few weeks. Excuses abound but the facts remain, personal injury and a family emergency derailed the SoupAday train. The long of the short is no-one died but it was close. During the down time John has been editing his brains out on our next video and fixing some flaws I created when attempting to install a spam filter. The spam filter by the way did a fantastic job of blocking all comments except the spam….I am GOOD. If you are one of the millions who tried to leave a comment but couldn’t now you know why.

One of the highlights for me recently was visiting an old friend. Without boring everyone to death with detail let it suffice that I love this guy and had a most excellent time hanging out with his wonderfully eclectic mix of friends and my cousin Rob who joined me for the trek. What an incredible group of people who welcomed perfect strangers with such open hearts and arms, we were honored and it was very much appreciated. An added surprise bonus was seeing my friends beautiful wife again who totally rocks his world and came home early from a family vacation just to see me. That last part is a lie, I think she missed her husband and was afraid he would burn down the house or something. It was great to see her nonetheless, she’s an amazing women who I have nothing but the greatest respect for.

I did make a promise to a very kind, sweet and beautiful teen named Natalie. She so impressed me I was compelled to promise her I would post a picture of her with the homemade pies she made from scratch for my buddy’s friend Bill’s 50th birthday party that my cousin and I were allowed to crash while visiting. Not only did she nail the pies to the point that Martha Stewart would be proud but she served them to everyone with such a huge, sweet, genuine smile it warmed my heart. I don’t think Martha could do that even if she got back her insider trading stocks. Your a great kid Natalie….you should be proud.

A cream of tomato basil is coming up next so please check back in a few day’s. Hopefully the video will be completed soon, personally I cannot wait to see what John has created.

Ovvverrrrr Nnnn out!
D-

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11 Responses to “A promise made must be kept. Meet Natalie, 13 year old pie maker extrodinaire.”

  1. August 15, 2011 at 5:13 pm #

    If we only had a knife to cut the pies with . . .

    • August 15, 2011 at 7:37 pm #

      We didn’t need no stinkin knife…….what did they get cut with?

      • August 16, 2011 at 4:43 pm #

        I am not sure, all I know is that I did not have a knife. . . .

        • August 16, 2011 at 4:57 pm #

          Absinthe and single malt cuts deeper…….

  2. Mindy
    August 15, 2011 at 6:52 pm #

    Great article about a great girl who made great pies!

    • August 15, 2011 at 7:33 pm #

      Thanks Mindy….it was a treat meeting her and everyone else.

    • August 30, 2011 at 2:41 am #

      And to think I was going to talk to someone in person about this.

  3. John
    August 15, 2011 at 7:52 pm #

    Nice article. Hey Dick, my dad said to bring one of those pies back with you, lol…
    They look delicious!!
    J-

    • August 15, 2011 at 8:07 pm #

      Thanks Johnny…tell your dad I would if I could…..

  4. Gina
    August 15, 2011 at 10:17 pm #

    Bring one for me too.

    • August 16, 2011 at 7:43 am #

      I’m bringing you home something better than pie honey…..

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