As I walk along the river the nearly full moon reflects in ripples on the water and illuminates the night. The equinox–equal day and night–was ten days ago and it will be a blue moon on Saturday the night before Easter Sunday. I have always been curious about the symbolism wrapped up with Easter–as a child thinking mostly about the basket I would find on my bed when I awoke filled with stuffed rabbits, brightly colored eggs and sweets. The predecessors of the modern European rabbits, wild rabbits were thought to have originated approximately 4,000 years ago in what we now know as Spain. Myths abound about rabbits all over the world–in Asia they were a sign of good fortune, throughout Celtic Europe their…