Spoiler alert: The Easter Bunny may not be hopping down the road to Chateau St. Luginbill this year.
According to evidence collected early this morning, a member of the EB reconnaissance team met with an untimely fate.
While in the Luginbill front yard to scout the tulips, daffodils and hyacinths for colorful hiding places, one small brown bunny on this investigative mission failed to watch its back.
The conclusion drawn by observers is that a family dog, the name of which will not be disclosed at this time, allegedly gave in to its character. As a result of this despicable act, there is deep concern the Easter Bunny won't risk a visit to this rural Kennewick neighborhood.
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“Yep,” Farmer Bill commented. “It looks like there’s been a crime against nature committed today.”
From various reports, one appearing on this Light Notes page in 2010, this same location was the scene of another dreadful altercation last spring.
What can be gathered by reading the more detailed account is that colored eggs were successfully placed throughout the yard, many somewhat hidden among the flowers.
Grandchildren, merrily carrying their Easter baskets, innocently embarked on the scene.
However, the same dog now in question, rushed ahead of the little ones where — right before their weeping eyes — it snatched away their prized eggs.
In light of the events that have occurred, both Bill and Lucy will not be inviting family to their home for a hunt. It seems that it has already taken place.