Making pizza is a great job. All that kneading the dough - everything to do with cooking is wonderful, sensual.
Here take back the stuff that I am, nature, knead it back into the dough of being, make of me a bush, a cloud, whatever you will, even a man, only no longer make me me.
My secret skill is baking bread. My mother was a farmer's daughter and still made bread every day when I was a child. She would have me knead the dough when I got home from school.
Bread takes the effort of kneading but also requires sitting quietly while the dough rises with a power all its own.
The role of the schoolmaster is to collect little plastic lumps of human dough from private households and shape them on the social kneading board.
I have noticed bakers with swelled hands, and painful, too; in fact the hands of all such workers become much thickened by the constant pressure of kneading the dough.
Inject a few raisins of conversation into the tasteless dough of existence.