If you were ice cream, what flavor would you be?
| June 15, 2011
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So I've been working on the next newsletter (be sure you are signed up to receive the newsletter here) and it's all about ice cream desserts...so maybe that's why in a conversation with my friend Myra about my dating life I used an ice cream analogy. You see, the dating life in your late 40's is interesting to say the least. Especially since I never really dated before since I only dated my ex-husband for 6 years (from age 16 to 22) before we married.
So I find myself in a kind of ice cream shop of dating and I can't decide what flavor I really like or want. In referring to some past dates, I commented on a particular guy as being too vanilla. Now don't get me wrong, I love vanilla ice cream, but only when it's with something else. Like apple pie, or with fresh fruit and a drizzle of Hot Fudge Sauce, or with Heath (R) candy bars crunched up and mixed in and caramel sauce pooled around the edges...you get the picture. Vanilla is perfectly nice, just not alone. And that's what I found with this date as well, perfectly nice, just kinda plain.
So Myra asks me what flavor I think I am...and I answered a deep rich dark chocolate with red pepper flakes. Seemingly a regular flavor but with hidden depth and a spicy kick that's surprisingly flirty and fun. A Hot Chile Chocolate. Yeah, that's what flavor I am.
So I'm wondering, what flavor of ice cream are you? I'm not talking your favorite flavor to eat. I'm talking what flavor would you be if you were ice cream. Get creative and tell me what and why in the comments section following this post. (And please, if any of my dates read this, don't comment on my "flavor" unless you agree...LOL).
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