doesn’t usually advise eating chocolate for breakfast unless you’re absolutely convinced that’s the kind of advice you need
She had a big coat with pockets she filled with crackers & cheese & little wrapped chocolates in case (she said) she ever got trapped too far from a convenience store. I don’t take civilization for granted, she said.
Can make stuff magically disappear especially if it’s got a lot of butter & sugar in it
My favorite thing is the wind, she said, & my second favorite is chocolate but I just do that so I don’t get too skinny & blow away
She kept a box of letters & dried flowers & some old chocolate in a dark place & watered it until it started to rot & then she put on her best dress & some bright lipstick & took it around to everybody she knew & said, see, I told you so.
You think he’s scary now? she said. Just wait till he finishes off all the chocolate.
Every afternoon my grandmother would have 2 chocolates with her coffee. I asked her once how many she thought she had eaten in her life. If you laid them all end to end to the moon & back, she said, I’d be sitting right here even as we speak & then we celebrated her return … [Read More]
Two can live as cheaply as one if one of us didn’t like chocolate so much.