My momma always said, “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” [Forrest Gump]
This is true for the typical assortment box. Some of them come with little guides, but they’re not very reliable. Oh, the round ones with a little swirl are peanut butter filled … or possibly cherry if the swirl is counter-clockwise. What? Well, I need to know what I’m gonna get. There’s a huge difference between PB and cherry, for example. I hate squishy fruit inside candy … and I don’t want nuts in there either, especially that weird combo with pink nougat and walnuts. Gross. So out comes the knife and chocolates get cut in half until I find the ones I like.
My daughter, who knows me very well, gave me a box of chocolates for my birthday … but not just any old box. This box was filled with one kind of candy, my favorite See’s milk chocolate bordeaux. No knife necessary! Every piece will be delicious, no surprises … because that’s how I like my candy, and my life.