A Tale of Fortune Cookies

By Cher Cabula-Mendoza - Thursday, August 02, 2018

Everyone knows what a fortune cookie is right? Well, it had been mentioned far too many times in movies, in sitcoms and even in passing conversations. The little piece of paper bearing a "fortune" is what makes these particular cookies popular. No matter how well-known they are, would you believe that I've never had one in my entire life? This was also a surprise to my husband.

Photo Credit: Miguel A. Padrinan 

So when we had lunch at a Chinese buffet here in Florida. I was a bit excited to receive one after the meal. I didn't even know that once you've touched a cookie, that was meant to be yours and you cannot choose another one. My fortune cookie read:

The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.

You know what's funny? When I asked my husband what his fortune cookie was, this was what he said...

Love is being offered to you.

I had a funny feeling that he wasn't telling the whole fortune so I grabbed his fortune and read it. I laughed out loud. This was his whole fortune.

Love is being offered to you, be affectionate in return.

I found that really funny and everyone at the table laughed as well. Oh and what they don't usually talk about is that the cookie tasted good and you cannot really break it with your fist. I tried and it hurt. Haha!

 photo cher100_zpsb08016be.jpg   Cher is a practicing Filipino Interior Designer, a full-time blogger and aspiring calligrapher with a passion to discover and learn new things. Follow her on Twitter for more updates and please like her Facebook Page too, you'll find something interesting, inspiring and fun posts there daily. Check out her Mindbox for movies and lifestyle updates. If you're an aspiring calligrapher and an art enthusiast, say hello at Cher's Creative Space.

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