Mmm. Just thinking about chocolate again today. Sure, there are other things like coffee, sodee-pop, booze, food and shelter that all have their “eh” place in life but chocolate is simply put, special.
We’re going to dispense with the whole thing about endorphins and other chemicals in chocolate altering one’s mood and making one feel better about oneself and life in general. We’re going to ignore pop-medicine’s current thumbs-up on the health benefits (it will change). We’re going to say “bah” to any sermonizing on the copious amounts of sugar and fat in chocolate. Chocolate is yummy. ‘Nuf said.
Sandra Boynton, famous for her amusing children’s stories that are full of animals doing funny things, published a book about Brown Heaven just over 30 years ago. It’s quite humorous and if read while downing assorted chocolates, it will keep one entertained all afternoon. Here are some snips.