How’d you spend your Easter?

13 04 2009

To sum mine up: 2 planes, 2 hours in the air, 3ish hours in the aiport, 5 hours with my family, and 1 big surprise.

I don’t know about you guys, but Easter is just another excuse for my family to throw a party. Naturally, I was disappointed when I was missing yet another family function because I live here in Chicago and they all live in Pittsburgh.

I miss the food, the gossip, and the all around chaos that comes with being around my family. I missed out on Christmas because I spent it with Chris’ family. So facing another holiday away from them (and even worse: by myself ) was really depressing.

Needless to say, after spending most of friday and saturday moping Chris bought me a plane ticket so I could spend the day with my family. He tried to convince me to leave Saturday night, but I was having dinner with Jamie and I didn’t want to miss out on that. I booked the first flight out and the last flight home.

The best part: no one except my brother knew I was coming in. My mom was utterly stunned. My family was ecstatic. I have video of their reactions, it’s awesome. I can’t wait to post the video.

So how was your Easter? Did you overindulge in the festive food and candy?




6 responses

13 04 2009

this is my first time reading your blog and i love your layout. How did you do it this way?? its so cool!

13 04 2009

I use the Freshy theme, but I tweaked the CSS code. it took me a little while and some experimenting but I finally got something I liked.

Thanks for reading! 🙂

13 04 2009

You’re welcome.

13 04 2009

Aww! That was so nice of him to do. I hope you had a good time yesterday. Family time is so precious.

And yes, it was the Robinson KFC. Never again, Maggie. Never again.

14 04 2009

I totally would have understood if you wanted to reschedule dinner! I’m glad we got to go though 🙂

14 04 2009

I love family functions, the good foods and the good old family jokes 😉

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