talk about being at the right place at the right time ... i had to go to town to get a few things, and i stopped by [the rancher's] other home on the way ... it turned out that he needed something taken care of also in town ... so, in exchange for taking care of a little paperwork for him, [the rancher's wife] baked me an entire homemade apple pie ... using apples from their tree. it's fantastic.
i remember hearing that david bowie once said that people will one day crave the feel of wood ... as if seeking authenticity within an increasingly artificial and sterile world.
i imagine that is a lot like coffee, pie, and ice cream ... where value is determined by context ... and contrast.
i think i'll have another slice now.