Apparently the Easter Bunny got involved in a brawl in Orlando, Florida this year. So if your Resurrection Day treats were a little bit scant this year, you might know why now. No word if he spent time in the pokey, but obviously fights like this are going to make it more difficult to deliver Easter baskets. And if you follow the link to the local coverage, evidently the Easter bunny knows him some serious Anglo-Saxon words, and you can see the poor guy who will be known forever as "the guy who got beaten up by the Easter Bunny".
It reminds me of the time when my brother and I, along with my cousin, found that a rabbit had burrowed into our basement while my mom and aunt had gone out to eat. They arrived to find us all downstairs, and when my aunt asked her son what we were doing, he happily announced (at about age six) that we were hunting the Easter Bunny.
Upon which my mother and aunt wondered if they'd underestimated how much they'd had to drink that evening. The good news is that the offending rodent was safely captured and released into the wild after getting stunned by a piece of plywood we'd put across an open doorway (it was otherwise hidden by a curtain).
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