I had to make some miniature pies. Mixed tart berry pies.
A couple friends offered to come over and help with them. I didn’t want to spend 5 hours baking. Soth and Louie came by.
I showed them how to bring the dough together.
We talked about our childhoods, and the Prismatic Order, that Louie and I joined for that MMO Rift.
Louie: Mysterious rifts are tearing the world of Telara apart. A powerful magic explosion during the final days of the Shade War has left the veil between Telara and other planar dimensions fractured and torn.
Me: Isn’t it sweet that I joined The Prismatic Order, your Defiant LGBT guild in RIFT, even though I don’t play it? I think I’m a great mascot for something this nerdy. I’m such a nerd in so many ways.
Louie: You’re just trying to bother me online.
Me: Side affect of me REALLY wanting to be a Dark Blooded Half Wood Elf with kick ass Blade skills and a natural resistance to poison.
Louie: You don’t know what you’re talking about, fool. You’re a bad person.
Me: Look. I’m just trying to organize a little Lord of the Rings Nakey Bakey. Where have all the Entwives gone anyway?
Louie: Don’t embarass me on the Prismatic Order.
Me: That’s a Facebook status update if I ever heard one.
Soth: What are you two idiots talking about?
Me: Sorry, Soth… we were geeking out. You were saying how your passion is working for non-profits?
Soth: Yes. Right now, I guess it is….
Me: Did you know that I have an amulet of fortitude that makes me take 50% less damage on fire magic?
Louie: You don’t know what you’re talking about.
Louie: It’s my thesis. I want to see what makes people smile. I want to try to see what happens if I pursue that question.
Soth: I think that’s noble, or whatever. It sounds like a decent idea. Do you have a hard time getting strangers to respond to you?
Louie: Yes. I stood on Bedford Ave for six hours the other day.
Me: Ugh. Those assholes? Go to Prospect Park. You can’t expect a genuine exchange from those Bedford types.
Louie: So I realize.
Me: Did you know that I have a Ring of Concealment that lets me gain a 60% camouflage bonus if i wear it at night?
Louie: There’s almost zero reason to talk to you.
Soth: That’s a good idea for a thesis.
Me: Yes!!! He should do a thesis on enchanted items.
Both: Shut. Up.
The pies came out pretty cute!
There was leakage. The filling leaked out of the crust, a little.
Soth: I studied Photograpy at Dartmuth…
Me: Why have I heard of that? Is that in Virginia?
Me: Never heard of it. Is that a state?
Louie: He’s a bad person.
Me: Did you know that I have a cloak of warding, that protects me from curses?
Louie: I’m going to kill you.
Soth and Louie were nice to come over.
We got the pies done in record time.
They’re good guys.
Enjoy the Mini-Pies.