Monthly Archives: August 2010

Atlanta Ice Cream Festival

Atlanta has caused me much fretting over the years. Since the citizens of this fair city are deprived of Uncle Harry’s Ice Cream Cakes (not found in any Atlanta supermarkets), I was unsure of their ice cream enjoyment status. My … Continue reading

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State Symbols

Driving around this country alone has given me time to think. Some may say too much time to think. And, after what I’m about to suggest, you may agree. I think one of our 50 states needs to make the … Continue reading

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Good Bye Uncle Harry Country

I’ve left Indiana, and am effectively entering a part of America where it’s harder to find Uncle Harry’s Ice Cream Cakes. It was nice to travel through Michigan, Illinois and Indiana and know that the good people of these states … Continue reading

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Serendipity

Good-bye, Illinois. Hello Atlanta Ice Cream Festival. Well, that was the plan as I drove down I-65 to toward Saturday’s festival. A little tired, very hungry and about an hour past Indianapolis, I pulled off the interstate at the Columbus, … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sundae Fight. The Final Round.

Who on earth would think drinking soda on the Sabbath was a sin? If you lived in Evanston, Illinois in the 1890s, the town council, that’s who. Evanston is the third town claiming to be the birthplace of the ice … Continue reading

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Mad Ice Cream Scientists At Work

When you walk into iCream in Chicago, it seems more like stumbling into someone’s science experiment instead of an ice cream shop. Metallic hoses extend down from the ceiling to large mixers that produce cascading clouds of fog. This ain’t … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sundae Fight. Round 2.

Possibly the two all-time great names for fights have been “The Rumble in the Jungle” and “The Thrilla in Manila.” I’ve been working on a name for the ice cream sundae fight between Ithaca, Two Rivers and Evanston. Since I’m … Continue reading

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