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Supper at mom’s house

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C and I drove across town to my mom’s beautiful house, to give her a hand hosting an Easter supper for ten friends.

Mom planned a traditional Czech supper of roast ducks with dumplings and poached pears, I love traditional food from my homeland.

I also love mom’s eclectic house full of wonderful collections gathered by her and my late father over years and years of world travel, including such anachronistic things as a life-sized carved Komodo dragon, a 17C dining room suite imported from a pub in England, 18C tapestries, French quilts, Waterford crystal, old Limoges china, an original Turner, and a large collection of my aunt Vera’s beautiful paintings.

We love mom’s friends, but when a bunch of doctors get together, parts of the conversation invariably turns to statistics, body parts and medical terms we don’t understand. But they’re all generous at explaining…in great detail! 😀

But we did have a terrific time and drove home quite late, under the full moon. 😀

Comments: 12

  • April 5, 2015

    Sounds like delicious fun! Happy Easter to you all.

  • April 5, 2015

    that traditional dish sounds just wonderful. Beautiful home.

  • April 6, 2015

    Looks like you had a lovely Easter, and your mom’s house is beautiful!

  • Marlene Stephenson

    April 6, 2015

    It is nice to spend time with family.The house and all her collections were wonderful.Thank you for sharing with us Veronica.

  • April 6, 2015

    glad you had such a wonderful day. We talked medical stuff from our jobs at the table with our kids while they were growing up. Ask us how many of our four went into medicine 0 ha but our middle daughter with her youngest in Kindergarden is now starting premed classes!!!!!

  • April 7, 2015

    Looks like a terrific time Veronica! Your Easter dinner sounded wonderful and I love that Komodo Dragon, so awesome! Have a wonderful week!

  • daryledelstein

    April 8, 2015

    what a beautiful home and what a lovely dinner it looked to be

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