Laughs are good. In the midst of worrying and packing and consoling sick children today (and consequently missing Liturgy...sigh) this was a delightful oasis. Enjoy! h/t our spiritual father
Month: April 2012
Too much to ask?
Just substitute Cadbury mini-eggs for Girl Scout cookies, and reading a book for watching TV. And a pony.
Thirteen years ago you made us parents. I can't believe it's been that long. Happy Birthday! We love you!
Seven Questions for Fun
I'm bored but too tired to start a photo challenge or anything of that sort. Plus, I just want to have some fun. SO, I'm starting a silly (but short) quiz I'll tag some people with. ["...with which I shall tag some people." See - I do know proper grammar.] When you see "children's book", … Continue reading Seven Questions for Fun
"For I shall arise..." There was a lovely breeze - but of course, all the candles blew out. They were relit in the candle stands after the procession. (Ribby standing in the choir) (Flopsy and Duchess) (Pickles - who was fantastically behaved) Blessing baskets That expression on Ginger's face makes it look like there are … Continue reading Pascha
Christ is Risen!!!
Indeed He is Risen!!! It's 4:18. We're home. The children are now in bed. I'm exhausted. Pictures to come later today. A blessed Pascha to all of you.
Holy Saturday – Getting Ready
Troitsa bedecked and ready to go... Our hilarious kulich - really one large brownie. My first-ever poppy seed rolls. Pascha basket waiting to be filled. The pine cone bunny I made as a child. Assorted decorations on the mantle. The clothes are ironed, the children in bed. Everything is ready. I get to this point … Continue reading Holy Saturday – Getting Ready
~Holy Friday: Vespers~ Stuffing eggs for the post-Agape Vespers egg hunt ~Holy Friday: Matins and Lamentation~
Preparing the Tomb
Right before we left they all climbed up in a tree for a photo-op. All but Pickles... ...who elected to remain on the ground.