Celebrating Easter in the Midst of a Pandemic

Celebrating Easter in the Midst of a Pandemic

On the coffee table of our living this morning sit ten baskets full of candy and goodies awaiting our ten kids to stumble out from their bedrooms with the joy that a holiday morning brings. Eggs filled with little bits of candy have been hidden all around the home to be discovered. Soon, we will gather together for church, and then we will partake together in a big family meal of ham, potatoes, stuffing, green beans, deviled eggs, and yummy dessert.

It’s Easter Sunday.

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Childhood memories

Childhood memories

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Today was the last day of summer school for my five and six year old. They have been attending a half-day summer school for the last three weeks. I’m not sure they really learned anything of substance, but at least there were three more weeks of their summer that was in a structured environment in which they were expected to listen, learn, and play nicely with their classmates.

My wife has driven them to school every day up to this point, but today, their last day, I did it.

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