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By Charlene Smith
Pine Bluffs Post staff 

Why does a bunny bring eggs on Easter

 

Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail, hip-pity hop-pity, Easter’s on its way!

Now that the little jingle is lodged in your head, how about a story behind that egg-dropping hare. And maybe a couple of recipes to serve Peter or anyone else who might happen by on Sunday.

An ancient Anglo-Saxon myth says that Ostara is the personification of the rising sun, and associated with spring. Ostara is considered to be a fertility goddess and a friend of all children. To amuse them, she changed her pet bird into a rabbit, which brought forth brightly colored eggs to give to the...



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