Happy Earth Day, everyone!
I went to a festival. I roamed around, visiting exhibits on climate change, animal rights, and vegan snacks.
I helped myself to a bag of beet chips. I put a chip in my mouth. Crunch. I chewed. It tasted beety. I swallowed. Another chip. Crunch crunch. Swallow. Another. Chew. Crunch. Swallow. Another. I chewed and chewed, but could not chew through.
I spit it out and examined it with beady eyes.
Chips ahoy! It wasn’t a chip. It was desiccant, the packet used to preserve freshness.
I am usually so careful about reading package ingredients and warning statements. What are the odds I’d forget to read the beet bag’s back?