Monday, June 30, 2008
[The Wisdom of a Distracted Mind] Hey! Want Some Candy?
Haribo macht Kinder Fro! Und Erwachsne eben so!
I remember my first experience with the delightfully fruity candy that was the Gummi Bear.
It was years and years ago, before they were even known of in the United States, and my father brought home bags and bags of these yummy little bears from a business trip to Germany. We were astounded little children, and we simply gorged ourselves silly.
In fact, my twin brother ate so many, he threw up (though he did have the flu as well), and to this day, he can't eat a Gummi Bear without recalling that horrible night he was forced to look down into the porcelain bowl to see a rainbow of mangled little candy corpses staring back accusingly at him.
Now, these Gummi Lighthouses are not the official Haribo product from Germany, but I wonder if my twin wouldn't mind choking down a few of these by sliding them into his mouth and sucking them until they soften a bit.
Maybe I'll have to pick up a bag to see if he swings toward the lighthouse end of the gummi candy spectrum. After all, he's clearly not into bears.
Posted By Dan to The Wisdom of a Distracted Mind at 6/30/2008 08:35:00 PM