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Thursday, December 06, 2007
Kiran Pronounced New Pie Ambassador!
We have a new pie ambassador, who chose to draw a picture of pie to express her inner most feelings of the subject. I am not one to dissect others art, and always say, if you can put it in words why the need to paint it. I just I was so HAPPY to open the mail box and find this envelope. When I opened it, I felt even happier. As if the drawing were not delight enough, Kiran's mother wrote a long, wonderful story about making a squash pie for our Pino Pie mission. You can read the entire story, - she writes! - but let me highlight what I think is most rewarding to read from her letter:
..."But I knew I needed to make a pie, and it didn’t need to be perfect to make someone happy. After all, as you are teaching us, the beauty of a pie lies in the eyes- and the stomach- of its beholder. Pies are made to be passed on. And so now the difficult question, with whom to share this wonderful new and unusual delight? There are so many deserving, yet only one available (I did make two, but we ate one). But given this success, I doubt this will be my last pie of the season. In fact, this might just be the beginning of a new pie challenge in my life- taking the unconventional, and making it pie. And for that, I have you to thank, dear Pino."
And what's great, the experience of Pino's inspired her to make cupcakes and give them to someone! This is how it works, people! One pie at a time, one donkey at a time, one Kiran at a time.
We thank you, Kiran,and Miss Salmon Poetry Lisa, you will be receiving your official Pino Pie buttons soon.
hola, me gustaron mucho tus dibujos
hello pino, how sweet of you to post up kiran's art on your blog! it looks so nice there, and tomorrow morning when kiran wakes up, she will be ecstatic to see the picture she made you on the computer!
we also received a beautiful card with a drawing of you on it today along with the sweetest lavender we had ordered from your farm. we are going to give that to our auntie jill who loves lavender.
kiran and i went lavender picking last summer and stayed on a farm with goats, but she has never met a donkey before. we are looking forward to meeting you in person when you have an open farm day when the weather gets better.
say hello to all of the animal friends on the farm, and keep up the pie project!
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