Confessions of a would-have-been marshmallow flunky.

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I would have flunked the famous “marshmallow experiment.” Not only would I have flunked it, but I like to think that I would have flunked it spectacularly. To those near and dear to me, this is not a revelation.

For those unfamiliar with the marshmallow experiment, I am talking about the experimental research on delayed gratification that took place in the 1960s and 1970s…

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Elena Tucker

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.