Tuesday, April 3, 2012


(my yard before the storm)

I hope you all have a wonderful Easter with family and friends.

You are all such a blessing and just know-
that no matter where you are,
no matter how you feel,

everything is going to be OK.

And when you are handed your Easter basket for your family Easter egg hunt,
go back in time,
when you were a young girl,
and your cousins were all lined up around you with fire in their eyes,
wiggle your pinching shoes ,
mash your petticoat down



Blessings to Dallas and Fort Worth bloggers who withstood terrible storms and tornadoes today.

My daughter was there with you, watching over her students in the hall of the high school where she teaches.

They were in good hands.


Pondside said...

We watched the news this evening and all I could think of was the women who I know through blogging. I pray that they are all safe.
Easter egg hunts - how I'll miss my little grandsons this year and their excitement at finding eggs in the woods.

Theresa said...

I am looking forward to Easter and I always look back to when I was a little one! Sweet memories!

I am watching the tornadoes on the news! I am so thankful that everyone is safe!

Have a blessed day my friend, HUGS!

Deb said...

Glad your daughter I'd ok we had quite the after noon

Olive said...

Happy Easter to you Dear Laura. Thank you for your comment on my series. I have never taken a writing class and do feel inadequate for the task. I am a reader however. hugs, olive

Tricia said...

I felt for the teachers at schools where they had to "shelter in place." So scary! Glad everyone was safe. We just had black skies and hail in my part of Texas.

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Glad you and family were safe. So scarey.

Anonymous said...

Happy Easter to you and yours, Laura! Love the previous post, too.

Lisa said...

Hi Laura!
You are so sweet to think about me and mine.:) I thank God that my daughter had your sweet daughter and all the wonderful teachers with her in those hallways until the danger had passed. We are so thankful this morning. No fatalities! God is so good and faithful.

Sue said...

What a beautiful picture! I'm so glad your daughter is okay. It sounds as if they really were being watched over in Texas...so amazing that no one was killed. I'm sure you are counting your blessings today.

Anita at Cedar Hill said...

Happy Easter, my sweet friend. I hope you have a very blessed day with your family.

Linda (Nina's Nest) said...

I sat in the hall with my high school students about 11 years ago as a tornado passed overhead. We all got hail damage on our cars in the parking lot! Oh, and I remember the Toni perm, shoes, and petticoat, too. I had that same hairdo with the bangs in your last pic of previous post. Ah, sweet memories! Linda

Special 'K' said...

Sending special wishes to you from afar to stay safe. Thank you for sharing,Happy Easter, take care and enjoy! Cheers SpecialK XoXo

CHERI said...

I always LOVED Easter Egg hunts! We went to one at our church today with the grandkids. So thankful your daughter and her students were safe during the storms. Happy Easter to you and yours.

Anne said...

Dear Laura,
I'm so glad you are safe, but sorry that you've had a back-set with your beautiful yard and garden ~ that was so sweet what your Dad said; so true (and you are SO blessed to still have him!! ~ I miss mine so!) ~ Anyway, reading your post spurred me to write about an egg-hunt memory of my own ~ thank you! This weather is so scary now days...we went to the basement several weeks ago when the storms hit to the north and south of us ~ it's just so random, it seems...:(

Lea @ CiCis Corner said...

What a gorgeous picture! And, when I think back to my EAsters as a little girl I think of getting excited over my basket filled with nothing but dyed eggs. My, how things have changed. Blessings!

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Hi Laura!

Thanks for visiting me! I love the vision of Easters past that you gave us!! The pics of you in your Easter best are adorable. Thanks for sharing such precious memories.

Hugs, Sherry

PS your prayers for Claudia and her family. It was so hard to say goodbye to her last night. She has been such a treasure in all our lives.

thistlewoodfarm said...

I am so glad that your daughter and her students were safe. My husband's cousin works in the area and his place of business was destoyed. I am so glad so many were safe.



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