8 Responses to “loss, thanks, and pumpkin pie”


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  1. So sorry about your dog, that stinks. Thank you for expressing your thoughts in a lovely & simple post. I love pumpkin pie from scratch, its just so satisfying. I’ve got a pumpkin sitting on my counter at home, just waiting for me to bake it. I think I might have to use this recipe! Thank you for sharing.

    • @Rosemarried, Thanks for thinking of us. Losing a pet is just plain rough. It’s such a personal loss, one that might not be shared with friends or family, so I’m glad to have this outlet to share my feelings. Cheers to you and yours for a happy Thanksgiving filled with lots and lots of pumpkin pie!

  2. Rachael D. S.

    Lovely tribute to the best dog. I dedicate this year’s from-scratch pumpkin pie to you, Oscar N. S. You will be missed.

  3. Sista Reev

    Thanks for reminding us about the extra hug and kiss…everybody needs reminding from time to time…and yes, all dogs go to heaven:)

  4. So sad about your sweet Oscar. When I did research for pumpkin scones, it was pretty universally declared that kabocha and butternut taste better in baked goods anyway. No shame! I hope your Thanksgiving is a great one.


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