Spring Break in high school and college almost always fell over my birthday (before the official start of spring!) – and I enjoyed it, but I didn’t realize how much I took it for granted until I moved off the academic calendar.
Then summer break became a week-long vacation or a 5 day weekend, a day instead of a week for Christmas the norm, and Spring Break nonexistent.
Except that this year, Tirzah Mae and I took a spring break.
My brother and sister-in-law and nieces were taking one of their biannual trips to Lincoln – and we’d promised to work on our parent’s basement as a Christmas gift.
So we spent a packed week in Lincoln – driving up Friday March 27 and coming back just yesterday, April 5.
Between there, we painted two rooms, moved some furniture, played with cousins, went to our favorite only-in-Nebraska restaurants, were completely spoiled by aunts, uncles, grandmas, grandpas, and cousins, and ate way too many jelly beans.
Also, we put on a Seder meal for twenty and visited with Tirzah Mae’s great-grandparents.
Cousins going on a walk
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