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One Minute of Boasting

Allow me one minute of boasting, please. I received an extraordinarily kind gift yesterday after a special friend returned from Hawaii. Permit me to describe three of the gifts for you in brief, yet sufficient detail:

(1) Kona Krunch. This is a chocolate Covered Macadamia Nut with Rice Crisp bar made from "Hawaiian Sun." I don't know anything about Hawaiian Sun, but the company sounds official. This is very tasty. As far as size goes, the candy is a little small, but no complaints.

(2)Hawaiian Host presents, "Selected Whoel and Halves Chocolate Covered Macadamia Nuts. Now folks, these are superb. I have eaten about 6 of the 16 that are in the box and I made the sad - oh, so sad - mistake of looking at the Nutrition Facts on the side of the box. First of all, I had trouble reading the facts because the print was so small - no wonder. If everyone could read the Nutrition facts, no one would buy the box and eat 6 of these things in a day like I just did.

(3) Hawaii's Vanilla Macadamia Coffee. Now, let me explain something. For anyone who is addicted to coffe (as I myself am), this is a good buy. Though it may be a little expensive to buy and ship from Hawaii to where you live, if you do have the opportunity to go to Hawaii, pick up a box of this coffee. It is very good.

The gist of this post: Do not look at the Nutrition facts on the food before you eat it. In fact, it may be good to wait a day - or two, or three or ten - before looking at the nutrition facts. This may result in some early mornings coming up to run and work off one of these macadamia nuts.

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