April 5, 2015

100 Words -- Easter Memories

Waking up and knowing it was Easter Sunday … my mother’s heels clicking on the sidewalk as we quick-marched to St. Anthony’s Church … incense curling up my nostrils … the lamb cake with its mysterious Mona Lisa smile made from an apricot slice … coconut … peering intently through the glass porthole at the tiny scene inside the candy Easter egg … sweet-smelling Easter bread my mother conjured out of flour and eggs like a magician … Jordan almonds … ham scored and dotted with little clove spikes … the crinkly fake grass lining the Easter basket … Paas

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