Sunday, March 31, 2024

Easter: rising to the occasion


Our egg hunt with the rhyming clues and then Easter brunch went on till nearly 2 pm, so the day seemed shortened, but there was still plenty of time for other stuff like a leisurely two-hour ramble by myself.

I even managed to get the last pesky details of a five-person panel proposal worked out; finished up the Works Cited page for an article that was accepted; made a sleep playlist (it's 4:30 am and I'm typing so it's probably not the success I thought it would be, but it is lovely); and need to work on some "context notes" for three poems accepted to an anthology. But also tomorrow is soon enough.

Pic: A partial pic of our buffet before people got there. The kids and I have been making those little boiled-egg chicks with carrot beaks and sesame eyes and cheese-filled pepper "carrots" since they were tots!

6 comments:

Nicole said...

It sounds like a perfect Easter, minus the sleep! Those treats look so good!

Nance said...

What an incredible day! Exciting news about your anthology poems--congrats and yay!

Love the little egg chicks. So cute and creative. The whole spread looks wonderful.

StephLove said...

That's quite a spread. The eggs are cute. I'm sorry you're short on sleep.

I see what you did there with the post title. Noah didn't get up until 1 p.m. on Easter and when he emerged from his room I said, "He is risen." Both kids laughed harder than I expected, given that I've made that joke before on previous Easters.

Gillian said...

Nice.

NGS said...

The peppers with the eggs are so adorable!! What a lovely spread you prepared for everyone.

maya said...

Nicole--It was... thank you!

Nance--Thank you, thank you :)!

Steph--Ha. "He is risen" *IS* funny, but also, I wonder if our kids are beginning to humor us because we're getting older... I'll take it, though!

Engie--What a sweet way to frame it, thank you!

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