A Passover Combined with Gullah Food in Hilton Head With a Twist

Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Gold DRE #00697006

dye's gullah fixinsLast night we celebrated Passover at our family's home at Sun City Hilton Head. This is where everybody sits down around the table and we take turns reading from a book in which the words are printed upside down and backward. We eat symbolic food such as a twig of parsley and really thin crackers and horseradish shavings. For a brief time, we are slaves in Egypt.

It's a lot better than I am making it sound. I really enjoyed singing Dayeinu (it would have been enough) like I don't need roses and chocolate and a new Swiss account after closing a real estate transaction, just a new Swiss bank account would be enough. After many glasses of wine later, we finally get to the main course which none of us can remember because we drank too much wine. If you have never attended a Passover because you don't know any Jewish people, I urge you to put yourself out there and wrangle an invitation to a Passover because otherwise you won't ever know what you are missing.

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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

What we learn from this post is never to pass on a Passover meal....Don't whine when drinking wine and Real Estate agents make good company

Mar 26, 2013 12:04 AM #1
Jim Crawford
Crye-Leike REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Jim Crawford Atlanta Best Listing Agents & REALTOR

Happy Passover to all!

Mar 26, 2013 12:14 AM #2
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

Okay, I am ready for someone to invite me to a passover meal now. Never had the opportunity but sounds great.

Mar 26, 2013 03:42 AM #3
Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

We had a wonderful Sedar last night. I like your humor..a twig of parsley, upside down backward reading and lots of wine!

Mar 26, 2013 06:44 AM #4
Melissa Zavala
Broadpoint Properties - Escondido, CA
Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County

I'm heading over there right now to read the post. Hope you are having a nice vacation.

Mar 26, 2013 09:45 AM #5
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Rogers, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Elizabeth I'm sure I would like to attend one of those.  It does sound exciting and an experience one needs to experience. 

Mar 26, 2013 08:22 PM #6
Elyse Berman, PA
Best Connections Realty, Inc. - Boca Raton, FL
Boca Raton FL (561) 716-7824 CRS, ABR, GRI,ePR

Elizabeth,  It sounds like you had a wonderful Passover.  All I remember is everyone saying, When are we going to eat.  

Mar 30, 2013 03:03 PM #7
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Sounds like the kind of meal I need to have, in order to shed a few pounds!  Especially that twig of parsley stuff.  I suspect I'll be learning more about Jewish tradition now that my daughter has been been suffering from "Love Poison" from her new guy, who is Italian and Jewish!  The comingling of families has a wonderful enriching effect, which broadens horizons:-)

Mar 31, 2013 03:04 AM #8
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