Do you know the real meaning of the candy called Now and Later?
You know, those little sweet squares of
I learned the meaning at age 12, while innocently sitting on the hUMp in the back of my Dad’s blue Mustang.
Now means: enjoy the great taste of the sweet candy NOW.
Later means: Soon you will be at the dentist…’cause back at NOW, you pulled your filling out of your molar with your dang quarter candy.
The visit to the dentist was not as painful as the verbal lashing from my Dad concerning buying candy and the co$t of dental health.
If I could have turned back time, I would have kept my quarter in the pocket of my faded brown corduroys where it belonged.
Now and Later, I will neither forget or forgive.