Easter Remnants

“The last of Easter sat in a Tupperware™ container with a green lid on our kitchen counter. I asked Allyson, “What are you doing with that?” “I’m throwing the turkey in the composter,” she replied. “Seriously?” “It’s five days old,” she said, “and there is really only a little left.” Now understand I grew up in a house where expiration dates were simply suggestions plus with 4 growing boys under one roof I never knew what a leftover was, until I got married. So sure enough the last few fatty pieces of turkey were discarded, the last reminders, as it were, that Easter had really happened at all…”