Both my daughters, Cassandra and Penny, are at Penny’s house for Easter with all my grandsons. So that’s where I am this morning.
Page won’t even come up. Anyway, here I am stumbling my way through.
We’re all going over to Blue Moon for lunch, then Cassandra, Matthew, and my grandson, Milo, are heading back on the 4-hour drive to Connecticut. Milo has school tomorrow and they need to get back early enough so he gets some sleep tonite.
Elly and I, of course, don’t really celebrate Easter, being certified non-believers, but seeing the kids ransack their Easter baskets is a treat. I grew up in the Easter season when mu father sold Easter baskets in his drugstore and we set up at home for about a month making them… filling them with candy and a big chocolate rabbit in the middle, then putting colored cellophane and a bow on them. What I remember most, heh heh, was sneaking into the dining room where we made the baskets, and taking candies from the stacks and stacks of boxes we got from the distributor. And there was a HUGE box of loose jellybeans… my favorite… to grab a handful from.
I look at that now from my position as an aging diabetic and realize that I’ve gotten my just reward.
I’ll be back later to update the blog.
- If There’s Chocolate, It Must Be Easter (cathylwood.wordpress.com)
- Happy Easter! (icccompositionpage.wordpress.com)
- The Easter Bunny just doesn’t make sense (fruitcakenation.wordpress.com)
- Watch The Easter Horror Short ‘THE EASTER BUNNY IS EATING MY CANDY’ (geektyrant.com)
- What’s on Your Bucket List? (tuesday2.wordpress.com)
I’m starting to get worried about the weather report (which I pulled down from the weather bureau this morning while broadcasting “Winners and Losers” on WSHC). It seems that snow will start tomorrow in the late afternoon and then it will continue snowing on Sunday and Monday. I have to head for Virginia Monday morning to pick up my Mother and bring her to a family get together at Penny’s house that evening and I worry that the driving will be horrible (although my new old car is an “All Wheel Drive” vehicle which should cope with whatever I encounter.)
My other daughter, Cassandra, and her family are supposed to be coming down from Connecticut, as is Buddy and his intended, Rachel, who are spending Xmas with Cassandra, Matthew and Milo this year… but bad weather could keep Cassandra from traveling (Buddy has no choice as he has to get back to work and school in DC and Rachel has to catch a plane for Wisconsin.)
I hope everyone out there has a nice holiday. I’ll be online from time to time and will check in, but the blog will probably be operating at a minimal effort. Next week we’ll be operating in full regalia!
- Yes, Virginia, a White Christmas (knoxnews.com)
- Let it snow, let it snow (missblue02.wordpress.com)
- Website tracks Santa on Christmas Eve ()