Table for three

The year I last had all of my children home for Easter was 2010. In 2011 my daughter Stephanie was the first to leave the nest, heading to Arkansas to visit her then fiancé‘s family. We would have numbered 7 that year including fiancé. This past year, daughter #2 was scheduled to work at the hospital in Round Rock and couldn’t make it home so we were 5 and should have been 9. Flash forward to present day when son #1 and wife spent the weekend with her extended family in Atlanta and we were just 3 for church services and brunch. (Could have been 11) Although our family is growing in number, the attendees are shrinking.
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I remember Easter Sundays past when I was admonished by my daughters to wake them early enough so they could “get ready” for church in the morning and the sound of roaring blow dryers at 7 am. Then discovering that one of the boys was still in bed and rushing to get him ready. And waiting in the car for the last curl to be placed and stressing we would not have a seat in the main church.

Today was not reminiscent of one of those Sundays! I was up early, ran to Starbucks because we were out of coffee. I did my hair, applied my makeup and dressed while my son and husband were ready in a third of the time and waited patiently for me. We arrived early at the church, easily found a pew to accommodate the three of us and waited for the service to begin. We had a leisurely brunch, snapped a couple of pictures, changed our clothes and walked around the Arboretum for an hour. Lastly, we drove our Horned Frog back to campus and came home for a light supper of champagne and a charcuterie board. It’s an ever changing landscape around here these days but I am adjusting! :)

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I hope each of you had a wonderful Easter weekend, whether it was a hectic, egg-hunting, tear-inducing event or a quiet, day like mine. He is Risen!

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Pickup Times for 3/28-3/31

Tuesday – NW Hwy & Preston, 2:30 pm, 3pm, 3:30 pm
Wednesday – NW Hwy & Preston, 2:30 pm, 3pm
Forest & Preston, 4:30 pm
Thursday – NW Hwy & Preston, 2:30 pm, 3pm
Forest & Preston, 4:30 pm

BG Menu for mar 28