Putting all their eggs in two baskets at Trinity Lime Rock

Jacob Truax was one of the contestants in the April 16 egg hunt at Trinity Lime Rock Church. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

LIME ROCK — The Easter egg hunt at Trinity Lime Rock Episcopal Church usually features eight or 10 youngsters in their Sunday best.

They are held back until everyone is ready.

Then they charge about the grounds, grabbing up the plastic eggs with candy inside. 

It’s an event that tends to favor sprinters, although the more methodical contestants sometimes find a cache cunningly hidden in the fork of a tree.

This year, however, there were only two children in the hunt.

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