The pains of home improvement
May 14, 2020
There used to be this novelty candy in the Nineties called a Wonder Ball. It was a spherical chocolate shell filled with more candy and other surprises like stickers. I never ate one, but I remember the commercial jingle vividly.
"Oh I wonder, wonder, hmm, I do...what's in my Wonder Ball? Who knows what surprises a Wonder Ball can hide? Yummy Nestlé chocolate with candy bits inside!"
I was reminded of that tune recently after plunging my crowbar into our home office ceiling. The surprise on the other side of the plaster and lathe wasn't candy, but a face full of ancient vermiculite insulat...