Pie: The Universal Language

Today, I woke up and met Lumeng across the street at Bassett Street Brunch Club, only to find out that it was over an hour for a table. We were hungry, so we got in my car and drove out to the Hubbard Avenue Diner in Middleton. The wait there was also 40 minutes, but we got two seats at the counter within seconds because we are hungry graduate students and we do not care.

After brunch, we shared two pieces of pie, a French silk and a sweet potato pecan. I asked Lumeng how to say pie in Chinese, since she’s in my Chinese Drama class and is from Beijing.

Her answer?

“Pie.”

Some things everyone understands.

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2 thoughts on “Pie: The Universal Language

  1. Ah Pie – you are speaking my language! Nothing brings pure satisfaction to one as much as pie does AND with another person and people! Pie brings it all together. I do believe that pie was on the ark – 2 pies. God is really into pie! 😉

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