Passover Memories – 2004

As we look forward to JSL’s first Passover tomorrow evening, I thought it would be nice to look at some photos from NHL’s first holiday. We were still living in our apartment at the time. We technically were almost home owners. We were set to close on our house at the end of the month and moved in July 4th. NHL was almost 8 months old at the time. To put it into perspective, JSL is 11 months old now.

Nana and Papa came to celebrate with us as well as Uncle I. JL and I were hosting our first seders that year. It was very spur of the moment and we managed to put it together in less than a week. Here are some pictures of our table all set for the first night. 

Passover 2004

As you will see our finest china was out for the special event. Since we had a new little one we were too lazy to haul our Passover dishes out. We opted to use paper for quick and easy. It was not too environmentally friendly, but what can you do? It was only for a short holiday. 

Another view of the Seder table 2004

NHL loved to model his kippah and matzoh bib. Here is his reaction to us telling him he would have no chumetz (bread and the like). 

What do you mean no bread?

My cute little matzoh ball loved all of the attention and was ready to ask the four question – well in baby talk at least.

 All ready for the seder

Biting his tongue about eating matzoh. Oy vey what it does to your tummy! 

Check out my bib

To all of those celebrating Passover, I hope that you have a wonderful holiday with your families.


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