Sublime Chocolate

Today I tried what may the best chocolate I’ve ever had. Dark Ginger Wasabi Sea Salt Chocolate from Cost Plus’s World Market. When you take a small bit, the salt hits your tongue instantly followed by a spicy wasabi / ginger taste. Eventually a chocolate taste with a small bit of sugar hits the tongue. On the second bite, the chocolate flavor comes out along with the spiceness of ginger. Then the salt provides a lovely contrast. At the end, there is this complex collection of flavors left in my mouth. It is sublime, something to be savored.
Not everyone agrees. Kate found the flavors disgusting. Bob liked it, at least he ate a few pieces of the chocolate. And my coworkers said that it was different but good. It’s ok if not everyone likes it, then there is more chocolate for me. And I’ll savor every bit of it.

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Author: Heres to ART not Cockroaches

Welcome to my life. My life as a mom is changing as the kids grow up, leave home, and build their own lives. This gives me a chance to rebuild myself as an artist, develop a spiritual path, and most fun of all, start going out on dates with my husband. Come here the stories about the small things in life that can make one very happy. Dogs running on a beach, great breakfast dates, kids and their adventures, and my own adventures in this wacky life. I'll share some of my progress in learning art while juggling a full time job as an engineer. And best of all, it's a chance for me to practice writing stories while keeping in touch with my kids. I look forward to hearing from you. Comments, thoughts, and invitations to meet for coffee are all welcomed. Enjoy the stories.

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