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Happy Easter!

Sunday, April 08, 2012

My mom decided that she felt ok to go the Easter breakfast at church this morning, so we went. It was nice, and they also had an Easter egg hunt outside for the kids. The weather is sunny today and not too cold, but very windy. The service was nice too, a little bit bigger crowd today, a few families had brought relatives with them that were visiting from out of town for the holiday.

About 2-3 weeks ago, they had sign up sheets to buy tulips, hyacinths, or lilies to decorate the alter today, in memory or in honor of someone. They were $6 each. I bought tulips in memory of my dad. We could take them home after the service. Mine were red ones, and there were 5 flowers on the plant. Sometime during the next couple of weeks, some friends are going to help me plant them at the cemetery at my dad's grave. I'll need some help with the digging, since with my pain issues it's kind of hard for me to bend over or squat on the ground.

I was tired and kind of hurting all over by the time I got home today, but I'm glad I went to church today. Started feeling better after getting into pjs and taking a pain pill. The pain pill helped enough that I was able to do a stability ball workout late this afternoon.
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  • HANOVERLADY
    What a nice tribute to take the tulips and plant them at your dad's grave. I was worrying about your cats eating the flowers but this is not only a lovely gesture but also will keep the cats from them.

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    2073 days ago
  • TRACYZABELLE
    Sounds like a winning day ! My daughter has fibromyalgia so I know about pain issues!
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  • OPALMOON
    Glad you enjoyed the Easter service and breakfast with your Mom. Hope you have a restful evening and good night's sleep after an eventful day.

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  • PIMPINELLAN50
    emoticon Happy Easter!
    What a lovely way to honor your dad,and i am glad that you enjoyed the Church Service.Always fun to watch the little one's race around to find the Easter Treats!
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  • 1STATEOFDENIAL
    I'm glad you were able to enjoy the breakfast and that you were able to honor your father on such an important day.
    2074 days ago
  • KEL_BEL_FX3
    HUGS, you are truly an inspiration! If you can keep going I know I an too I'm glad you had a good Easter!
    2074 days ago
  • GRNDMOM43
    You are such an inspiration for me to keep on keeping on. emoticon that you were able to go to church and enjoy the service. I know you were looking forward to it. I love tulips emoticon they are such a welcome for Spring. emoticon on the workout!
    2074 days ago
  • CELLOPLAYER1
    Happy Easter!
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  • KERRYG155
    Sounds like you still had a wonderful day even with the aches and pains. Glad you and your mom enjoyed the breakfast and service along with the time together. We had our sunrise service outside and luckily the wind died down during the night so it was perfect weather.
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  • ELLFIN3
    Sounds like a wonderful day!!! The idea of the flowers is wonderful! Enjoy the rest of Your Easter Sunday!! Love Ya!!! (((((HUGS)))))
    2074 days ago
  • NURSNANA
    Hey Shari, Sounds like you had a nice Easter at church! I am so glad you and your mom felt like going to church this morning. The red tulips will be so pretty at your dad's grave. Glad you will have some friends to help you plant them. :)
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    2074 days ago
  • KARENCRANER
    I'm glad you had a good morning! Happy Easter!
    2074 days ago
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