Homemade Humble Pie: and Other Slices of Life by Annette Smith

By Annette Smith

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In selfmade Humble Pie Annette Smith bargains a set of 26 heartwarming and beautifully quirky tales approximately fictional characters all of us appear to understand. She dips into her adventure as a pal and neighbor to cook dinner up slice-of-life stories approximately humans of every age and walks of lifestyles. Smith's ebook introduces readers to an array of attention-grabbing characters--an aged couple deeply devoted to one another, newlyweds who argue in regards to the mail, three-year-old twins who embarrass their mom, a church volunteer in a bind, and more.

The tales, a few delicate, a few funny, are written to aid readers see the sweetness and pleasure in daily reports and take pleasure in the folk of their lives. do-it-yourself Humble Pie makes an excellent gift, too. as soon as readers come upon those captivating characters, they are going to are looking to percentage the tales with a chum.

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So we prayed together every evening, apologizing to God for what I’d done. “Give us the strength to stand firm in the face of trials and temptations. ” Now that is a suitable prayer, she said. She told me I had a dirty mind. She said I should scoop my brains out of my head and wash them clean with cold water. When I asked her how I was supposed to do that, she started beating me again with the ladle. The lobby was full of people talking on their phones. More people had arrived with big black cameras over their shoulders.

I used to work in a pickles factory. Now I fold boxes at the community workshop. Sets of noodles they sell as souvenirs. They put me in charge. ” “We fold along the lines, then put them together. I’ve been doing it for fifteen years now. I can fold a box in five seconds flat, with my eyes closed. ” If only I could show her how good I was at it. It would bowl her over if she saw how quick and neat my technique is. Even our team leader says he can’t keep up with me. Anything to do with folding boxes, just leave it to me.

You’re a member of the Diet. ” He heaved a sigh and flopped back in his chair. I could see his bare feet poking out from the bottom of his trousers. Bits of hair sprouted from his shins. “I’ve resigned. I made an announcement at the press conference just now. ” He looked a bit weepy. Maybe he was just tired. But I had no choice. There was no one else I could turn to. “My mother is dying. She told me to come and ask you for advice. She said you wouldn’t want to see me left on my own. ” “Listen, Shu-chan.

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