Easter Again…

Dear Children and Grandchildren, (and friends), Yesterday I realized the this is Easter Sunday. Such memories! In my life holidays have morphed into unrecognizable days that have little to do with the past. I remember Easters that had great spiritual or familial meaning. I’ve written about some of them. I know people who maintain family […]

Happy (Beginnings) Easter

Greetings change according to what friends I am addressing: Happy Easter, Feliz Pascua, Buona Pasqua.  And my favorite…Kalo Pascha in Greece changes to Christos Anesti, the joyful acknowledgment on Easter Sunday morning that Christ is risen. I have celebrated Easter in many ways and in foreign places – both in my tradition and in the […]


Easter holds so many memories for me. But I’ve written about those before… And Easter brings up so many thoughts about faith. But I’ve written about those before, too… Nowadays I resist attending most church services. Maybe it’s the itsy-bitsy shame from my upbringing about being a twice-a-year Christian. (I have clear memories of discussions […]

Happy Easter

Easter has been many things for me. The excitement of new patent leather shoes. The fear of oversleeping for sunrise service and thus waking up at 3:00 a.m. to dress in spring clothing inappropriate for standing on a hilltop in April.  (But one MUST wear the Easter finery at a certain age.)  Listening to shivering […]