Happy National Ice Cream Day

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Chase, 2012

I wasn’t always a big ice cream person.

Even as a kid, I could kinda take it or leave it.

I did like the Major League Baseball Helmet Sundays from Dairy Queen though. Soft vanilla with strawberries on top.

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A DQ in North Jersey

And the ice cream floats my dad would make on Sunday evenings were pretty good.

And a pretty good late ’70s sugar bomb rush too.

As I got older, and more into fitness, I didn’t touch ice cream for a long time. Thought frozen yogurt was better.

It wasn’t.

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Carter in Wyoming, PA. I got many a brain freeze from grape slushies here.

But, as I got older and more lenient with my diet, I tried it all…

Italian ice in South Philly.

Gelatto in Rome.

Dippin’ Dots in the mall.

Nothing beat just good ol’ plain ice cream.

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Blue Ribbon, Exeter, PA

Milk. Sugar. Flavoring of your choice.

I’m still partial to a creamy, tasty peach or blueberry or black raspberry.

Maybe a butterscotch or maple walnut to change off.

Like the hard ice cream rather than the soft. But in a pinch, it’ll do.

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A post-show soft ice cream

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The heat index is to be over 100 degrees here in New Jersey today.

Might need to dip into some tasty ice cream at some point.

Seems only appropriate!

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Evening in Harrionsburg, Virginia, 2017

 

 

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