When holidays collide


I think because I use to celebrate Easter in the past, I get a little excited when both Passover and Easter happen or start on the same weekend – and I’m not even certain why. Maybe because in my mind there’s the opportunity to mix them both somehow – or there’s the chance to feel a kindred spirit with others who (despite our varying religions) are also braving holiday traffic, traveling, baking good things to eat and seeing family. Last year Passover and Easter were a week apart so we had a chance to catch some egg hunts — something so very Pagan and spring-themed that we let the kids enjoy it without worrying about blurring any religious lines. This year we might miss the egg hunts while starting Passover, but the same sweet feeling of renewal and spring are in both holidays.
Here are some scenes from last year…

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