It's Easter, and I know this is very delayed, but this is the first year in 26 years that I haven't put together Easter baskets for the "kids" or put together an Easter egg hunt for them. Since B is still in Taiwan, and Min wouldn't want to do it without him, I didn't do anything. Min came home last night and we went for a nice dinner to celebrate Easter. Today she'll spend the day with her dad.
Min misses her brother, I can tell because she didn't ask about baskets, or eggs, or any of the things she normally would, she just asked about her brother. If I'd heard from him, how he's doing. She doesn't have Skype, so it's been months since they last spoke. I filmed them talking and laughing when we last Skyped. I put the Skype on the big screen t.v. It was so cute to see them catching up. They didn't get along sometimes while growing up, but that's typical, as adults they have gotten together with each other and their friends and gone to dinners, the beach, etc.
This year I finally feel the emptiness of the house without them. M mentioned yesterday that the Easter bunny was coming. I hadn't even planned to do an Easter basket for her because I knew I wasn't doing anything for the kids. I had gotten her some candy already, so I dug a basket out of the attic and did a very simple basket for her. This year we're taking M's parents to brunch, and I guess, finding a new way to spend Easter.