The Hare's innocence had been bruised, tarnishing our world of make-believe, after last year's Easter debacle. Christmas was certainly changed, the thrill of Santa and reindeer left an unexpected emptiness. I assumed Easter would be the same. "Now don't forget," I reminded, "some of our guests still think the Easter Bunny is real." "I KNOW, … Continue reading The Easter Bunny has risen, he has risen indeed
My childhood memories of Easter revolve around frilly new dresses, church and big dinners with family. I tried for years to duplicate those memories for my children, but when you don't live near family and don't consistently go to church, it's hard to do. A few times we've communed with friends or occasionally family has … Continue reading Now What Do I Say?
I have worn many hats this week. Today was gardener, party planner, referee and nagging mom. Somewhere I misplaced my bunny ears. We trickled in around 9pm after spending the evening out as a family enjoying dinner and a movie. On the way home I was struck with the realization that I had never put … Continue reading The Easter Bunny called. Santa is dead.