by Debbie Moody: 1986.
Hello. I am a humble, effervescent liquid. Humble? Well, that is debatable. Actually, I am quite proud of myself. Allow me to brag a little.
I fizz, sparkle, and bubble my way into thousands of people all over the world, every day. I HAVE MUCH POWER! I can cause individuals to glance nervously at their watches for the next ‘coffee’ break. I cause masses of humanity to make beelines for snack dispensers in plush, high-rise buildings. I stir men, women, and teenagers to dash into their cars late at night to speed to the nearest 24-hour convenience store. I motivate others to root through their purses or pockets for the last vestiges of pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters, with which they will gladly part in exchange for me.
by Debbie Moody Neumayer
Copyright July 3, 2018
Hello. I am a humble dinner roll—the soft and delectable kind you eat at mealtimes with family and friends. Humble? Well, that is debatable. Actually, I am quite proud of myself. Allow me to brag a little.
Before I show you how powerful I am, I must first share a little history. My ancestral “roll-atives” were made from a type of traditional wheat that had been revered for centuries. With the strength derived from this staff of life, farmers and families fulfilled their daily manual-labor chores. Then everything changed around the 1960s.
This is the year the first "Confessions" article was launched. I wrote Confessions of a Soft Drink and it was published in the Woodland Books newsletter, Today's Herbs, with Louise Tenney as editor.
About 10 years later, it was reprinted in The Enrich Magazine, and without my knowledge, was circulated widely on the Internet. Some people even fraudulently claimed authorship of it!
Enjoy reading the iconic "Confessions of a Soft Drink" and stay tuned for more "Confessions" articles to come!