Posts tagged "Easter"

Happy Easter!

Growing up in Puerto Rico, there were certain things about the United States that truly fascinated me. American high schools, for example…how I longed to walk those clean, giant halls and visit a real school cafeteria (although I never really had a desire to actually EAT the cafeteria food). I wanted to go to a... Read more »

Eggs, Ice Cream and Family Traditions

At home later that afternoon, Asher was full of energy and playing around. He had started babbling and it was the cutest thing.
My Previous Blog Entry > “March Madness” As April approached, I looked forward to the Easter tradition of coloring eggs, attending Maundy Thursday church service, traveling down to Springfield, IL to celebrate the holiday with my family and, of course, watching Jesus Christ Super Star. I’m a religious person, so for me Easter is a... Read more »

The Sound of Music Obsession

It was the Summer of 1987 and we were visiting our grandparents country house in Jayuya,  Puerto Rico. I remember it like it was yesterday.  That morning, my Grandmother, Abita, introduced us to the Von Trapp’s and Fraulein Maria.  I was ten and my sister Lisa was six, and we couldn’t have enough of the... Read more »
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The ER. I Wish It Was Just a Great Show.

Last Week’s Blog > “And Then There Were Three” In February 2009, Steve and I were over the moon with excitement. We were pregnant with baby number two. We had been trying for quite sometime and actually had miscarried six months earlier. Atia was 17 months old and the timing could not have been better.... Read more »