As Beth Howard explains, grieving is a lot like making pie. Except there’s no real recipe. You just sorta make it up as you go.
Beth M. Howard has been a journalist for more than 20 years, specializing in personality profiles, adventure travel, and outdoor sports. In 2001, she quit a lucrative web-producing job to bake pies at a gourmet deli in Malibu, California. Her blog, The World Needs More Pie, has been featured in publications worldwide. She lives in the American Gothic House in Eldon, Iowa, where she continues to write and, during the summer months, run the Pitchfork Pie Stand.