Freshly Pressed

I have to admit it was a thrill this week when all of you arrived at Mae’s Day.  It was such a fun surprise to find my work Freshly Pressed.  I don’t even know whom to thank.

Growing up my Swiss relatives would always say, “Ja, Ja.  Come for some coffee und cake.”  It was never a question but a blunt statement made even blunter by their German accents.  Fresh baked cakes or store bought Entenmann’s day old cakes were served along with strong coffee.  It didn’t really matter what the sweets were as it was the stories that were told that kept us there.  We’d gather around the table in laughter and tears for hours.

This past week when you all arrived I felt like one of my old Swiss relatives.  Ja, Ja….

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