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Easter

Angie and I were awakened bright and early on Easter Sunday (around 6am) by the twins. I kindly asked them to go back to bed and "try to go to sleep for a little bit." That lasted about 30 minutes, so who am I to complain? So around 6:30am, we got Adrian out of bed and walked downstairs to find that the Easter Bunny had left three Easter baskets on the kitchen table! Everyone was excited, to say the least.

Then around 10:30 or so, my parents came over and dropped off three huge Easter baskets that the Easter bunny had left at their house! Holy smokes!

I checked out my parents' new used (2008) Chrysler Pacifica, which was really nice. We had a nice brief visit, but Angie and I had to get the kids on the road by 11:30am so we could go pick up Angie's mom and head down to Wildwood for an early "dinner" at 1:30pm at Menz's restaurant. We met up with Uncle Seth and Aunt Ann at the restaurant and had a very nice dinner. It started off a bit rocky with the kids, but once everyone got situated, they were all right. The Easter Bunny was walking around, so I think that helped keep them occupied (well, that and the endless supply of mini-crackers, muffins, and rolls).

After "linner" we drove to Ocean City and walked on the boardwalk. According to the temp reading in the mini-van, it was in the mid-50's. But the wind made it feel a bit colder. We parked around 9th Street and walked down to Gillian's Wonderland pier so we could buy some 1/2 price tickets. I spent $20 and used almost all of the tickets so the kids could go on some rides. We picked up another block of tickets on the way out, and we'll probably use them over the summer.

Everyone had a really nice time - we even got some ice cream at Kohr Bros. before we left and sat on the Music Pier for a little while. Around 6:30pm, we got back on the road for the long ride home. We dropped Grandmom off at her house and were home by 8pm, which isn't so bad. The kids were all in bed by 8:15.

So that was our day... Happy Easter!

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