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When The Peanut Brittle House Tried To Kill Me - Nyssa's Hobbit Hole
Candyland was more than a game for me: It was a mystical land. I imagined myself actually walking through it as I played the game, and I saw myself going into the houses. The newer games, which came out after I outgrew Candyland, had different pictures, too cartoon-like and not as fun and mystical as the old pictures the game had in the 70s. I made little people-shapes with my hands, probably not the traditional kind but my own “tiger-kangaroos.” (The index finger was the head, the thumb and middle finger were arms, and the remaining fingers were legs. I…