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The Easter Story (as told to toddlers)

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This past Sunday was Easter Sunday, and I got recruited to play a part in a short skit that Priscilla and Sabrina planned for the little ones about the Resurrection. The boys are nothing if not naughty, but it’s still refreshing to see their childlike reaction to Jesus being raised from the dead and appearing to Jesus’ followers and disciples. And, of course, we had a blast dressing up, sheets, pipe cleaners and all. Continue reading

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Fresh-squeezed

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My parents run their office like an old-fashioned mom n pop, going the extra mile and showing great care and consideration. So we get all sorts of fun tokens of appreciation, like mustard greens, green onions, cilantro, lettuce, Italian squash, onions, asparagus, avocados and tomatoes from home gardens and backyards.

We recently got two beautiful batches of lemons, so Mom and I whipped out the juicer (from my parents’ wedding) and melted some sugar for simple syrup to concoct a delicious fresh-squeezed lemonade.

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Meet Nino

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Nino in his new luxury home

Our office fish Ohno recently passed, and after several days looking mournfully at his empty vase home, we decided to walk around the corner to the tropical fish store.
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