The Downfall of Halloween Candy in Texas
I know I have inundated you with Halloween lately; however, I’ve noticed something that I must share.
First off, chocolate is chocolate and I’m not complaining; but I gotta tell you this!
Secondly, most of you know that I live in Texas. Texas is hot, that’s no secret.
Now, let’s add up these two facts. Halloween candy/chocolate is sitting on our store shelves which means it was shipped in weeks ago. (Why is it that when goods are transported on a ship it is called cargo and when it goes via a truck it is called a shipment?) Anyway… the chocolate was shipped to us, in massive box trucks, that aren’t air conditioned.
So, when the rest of you open a Reese’s peanut butter pumpkin, it looks like a pumpkin. When you open a Hershey’s chocolate tombstone, it has detail, it has writing that you can make out.
Here is what I get when I open a chocolate: