Some weeks are just so good you have to relive them!
So join me while I share a couple of highlights from Easter Week.
It started Wednesday with Art Day with my friend Jan.
Inspired by Karla of Karla's Cottage, we made peat pots!
I got on a roll and made 10 of them. But more on that in another post!
Then Thursday, it was time for a wonderful production of "Peter Pan."
This MSU Department of Theatre production was set in India
during the Raj -- and so the Indians really were, with remarkable and authentic
choreography and fabulous costumes. Peter was played by a guy and he was
wonderful. Mary Martin would have been proud.
At the beginning of the show, kids were allowed onstage to play games
with the lost boys. And when Peter flew over the audience, it was enchanting!
Friday brought our annual egg dying evening.This year, we found some
Paas that came with a golden dye, too. It added a wonderful sheen to the eggs.
Saturday featured the most remarkable experience of the week.
The theatre department invited a group of special needs kids to
come flying on the "Peter Pan" set.
I cannot begin to tell you how many smiles were shared that day.
First the kids were harnessed up and taken a few feet off the ground to
ensure the rigging was correct.
Then they were told to think lovely thoughts and up they went!
Some flew in pairs, meeting in the middle. They were remarkably eager to
fly to the ceiling!
And I think every adult in the theatre wanted to join them.
Hats off the the theatre department for offering the remarkable opportunity
to a bunch of kids who couldn't have loved it more!
Saturday night was at Rick's, enjoying the BBC show "New Tricks" after dinner.
Meanwhile, Rick made his first loaf of challah bread and it was fabulous!
Easter Sunday -- Rick's basket included strawberry plants, seeds and chocolate!
We had the traditional dinner -- ham, asparagus, deviled eggs, scalloped potatoes
and some of that challah!
I loved using one of my vintage tablecloths, mom's crystal and some vintage dishes.
(Tulip by Taylor).
Recognize the eggs?
And dessert was a wonderful (and very easy) Pavlova.
While the cooking was going on, Rick and Greg tried putting up Rick's new tent.
At the end of the day, all was good.
But someone wasn't too happy to be bothered for a photo call!
Ah, well. It was a busy day!
And a wonderful one.