Don’t be Afraid of Yellow Jell-O

Multiple rows of plastic cups containing green, yellow and orange Jell-O snacks.

When I was in kindergarten I came home from school one day with a very concerned look on my face. My mother immediately sensed I was struggling with a potentially existential question and asked what was wrong. I told her that my teacher had informed the class that we would be having yellow Jell-O for our snack the following day. It was a heady time of snacks, naps on rugs, red rover, and other frivolities so one would think I…