Q. Why CHOCOLATE FOR YOUR BRAIN?
A. You’ve heard of Chicken Soup for your Soul…well this is a similar principle. Chocolate, like laughter, produces endorphins in the brain, pleasant feelings, and that’s what this blog is supposed to do.
Also, I have a pet theory about Comedy, that good humor is like a chocolate bar. It contains bits of nuts and a nougat of truth.
The chocolate coating makes it go down easier, because no one wants to eat a bar of pure nougat.
Q. Why do you write a blog, it’s not like you don’t have other things to tend to, other things to do?
A. I like writing. I like writing to make people laugh. It’s good practice for my brain. Consider these stories mental gymnastics, less time-consuming than Soduku and more fun.
Q Yes, but why do you blog? Isn’t that like 2004?
I came late to the party. I began writing a blog in 2007 because my dad suggested I write about my frustrations with potty training. (I’d been a stay-at-home mom at that point since 1993, and felt worried I’d be at it for two decades). However, as it happened, it wasn’t twenty years. It took 27 years total to be diaper-free. I’m guessing a similar time frame for student loans…
So why do I blog?
I blog because I care.
That’s right. (Sniff).
I care. Really.
I work and I write and I suffer for my craft so you won’t have to. But don’t feel any guilt about it because you dear reader, are worth it. More than overpriced shampoo.
No. No. You don’t have to get me anything for Christmas either.
Because I love you. Not just you but the whole Blogosphere and the whole Blogging world.
That’s right, I’m just a sentimental ball of mush, sort of like a melted whopper you find underneath the car seat because some kid in the Halloween candy screening process found and rejected a piece without first offering the offending chocolate to his mother.
I feel so used.