A Bizarre Easter Tradition
April 13th, 2017
“My family’s bizarre Easter tradition: hard boiled egg-toss/mouth-catch. Here are the rules: color your eggs then pick a favorite. Everyone holds their egg point-side up, then my Grandpa would walk down the line tapping his best egg on your egg. If your egg broke, he moved down the line, if his egg broke you moved on. The person with the best egg was the winner.
After the egg breaking, we would pick teams and go out on the lawn and throw the eggs from ever-increasing distances and you had to catch your teammates egg in your mouth. There was no clear winner of this. I literally thought every family did this until I joined the military in 2000.”