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Family, Funny!

Just desserts — and Happy Easter once again

Couldn’t help but smile early this morning during the Orthodox Easter service at The Church of The Archangels in Stamford.

In the pew behind us was an antsy tot — which is no small matter when every member of the congregation in a standing-room-only church is holding a lit candle.

She was up, she was down. She whispered, she talked. She kicked the pew where we were sitting. She spent awhile in a different pew with relatives, then returned. At one point her mother tried to amuse her with some playing cards.

It was very late after all — past midnight — and the glow that accompanies a brand-new dress and shoes had long since faded.

For that kid, too.

Near 12:45, she asked her dad: Can I have dessert now?

Christos Anesti!

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About Terri S. Vanech

Wife, mother, communications specialist, Jazzercise instructor and recently reunited adoptee. I'm living out loud -- and trying to make it all work -- in midlife. Having a sense of humor sure helps.

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