Valentine pie

A A McRae
2 min readFeb 14, 2023

It isn’t every day your six-year-old bakes you a pie.

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Now. You get home from work exhausted. Your boss is angry. You’re behind on a big project, you’ve had a migraine all day, and to top it all off you forgot to buy flowers or Valentine’s cards or candy or anything at all to commemorate this day of love.

When you walk in the door your partner is making dinner. And look, at that, a pie, with lots of fluffy…

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A A McRae

I am a teacher, parent, cookie-baking experimenter, library enthusiast, and all-around bookworm. Twitter and Instagram: @aamcraewrites