It’s mid-July, 2009 in Long Branch, New Jersey. A man in sweatpants decides to go for a walk; he does not have to be at work until later that evening.
During last October’s unusual balmy 80 degree weather in Manhattan, I walked through a muggy subway station and found myself humming the Ella Fitzgerald/Louis Armstrong rendition of “Moonlight in Vermont.”
It was a crisp autumn afternoon in Vermont when Larry Plesent, founder and CEO of Vermont Soap, headed to the county fair in search of a slice of apple pie to satiate his sweet tooth.
A spark of joy ignited within me.
In medieval England knights kept themselves nourished over their long, epic journeys by preparing various pies that kept well under a thick, dense pie pastry.
Down in Orlando, Florida, among Epcot’s various attractions, The Land Pavilion showcases a unique display of mankind’s interaction with planet Earth in terms of agriculture.
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