UPDATED: Dear THE Pioneer Woman (with an aside to THE Bloggess)

Dear THE Pioneer Woman,

I love you.

I hope that wasn’t too forward.

But I love you.

I do.

I love your pies.

I love your cakes.

I love your shrimp tacos with finely shredded cabbage slaw and avocado and cilantro and lime.

I love your pictures.

I love your optimism.

I love your grace.

I love your taste in clothing and in jewelry.

And it matters not that I do not try to emulate you. I am me, and you are you. And my love isn’t less for it. ...  read more