Do you have a favorite "candy you ate as a kid"
story? Share it here.
I remember hanging out with my grandfather a lot when I was little girl. He
used to always give me Horehound Drops. I remember all the great memories I
had going to this real old store. My grandfather's friend that he served
the U.S. Army, owned the little part gas station and part store. My
grandfather would give me a whole bag of horehounds for me to have. That
was such a treat for me as horehounds drops were always my favorite.
I remember they used to always talk about old war stories, and fun times
they had together. I watched them intently as they would pop a horehound
into their mouths as they kept talking and other times as they helped
customers pulling into the station by checking their cars and filling their
I always loved listening to them while eating a whole bag of horehound drops
all to myself. Maybe that is one of the memories that impacted my life, to
serve in the U.S. Army for 8 years. Either way, everytime I see or hear
about Horehound drops, my mind floods back to those easier times and all the
wonderful memories I had with my grandpa and his Army buddy. ~Marlena from Texas