Author Krista Tibbs

Thinking Independently and Colorful Liquids

In Commentary, Integrity & Freedom on February 1, 2013 at 4:02 pm
Florida Citrus Commission, 1951    artist Pete Hawley

Florida Citrus Commission, 1951 artist Pete Hawley

It occurs to me on  occasion that most of the obstacles, judgments, frustrations, disappointments, and embarrassments in my life could have been avoided if I had only drunk the kool-aid of the moment. However, then I realize that everything meaningful I have ever done was a result of not drinking the kool-aid.

This thought is, of course, no reflection on Kraft Kool-Aid®, which is a rainbow-flavored beverage enjoyed by millions since 1927, as chronicled in this  History of Kool-Aid at The Hastings Museum in Nebraska.

Speaking of history, the phrase “drinking the kool-aid” has a rather dark origin .

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