Monthly Archives: February 2012

There’s No Quit In This Ice Cream Shop

Everyone knows of The Little Engine That Could in which a plucky train engine makes its way up a formidable hill chanting, “I think I can, I think I can.” Well, that engine has nothing on Minnesota’s oldest ice cream … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Pharmacy

I don’t think I’m going out on a limb when I say the ultimate holiday movie is It’s A Wonderful Life. Each December, local channels pull the movie out of their vault and play it yet again. Even though I’ve … Continue reading

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Sweet Nostalgia

The year America declared independence from Great Britain just happened to be the same year the first ice cream parlor opened in New York City. This was unfortunate for Colonial soldiers since the British occupied the city from 1776 until … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Time Travel

Where do you go to grab an ice cream cone? Is it one of the many ice cream chains? Perhaps you’re lucky enough to have a neighborhood shop that serves up great ice cream and atmosphere. A scenario that’s a … Continue reading

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A Very Kind Week

This is one of my favorite weeks of the whole year. It’s not because of what went on yesterday with the cards and flowers and chocolates and romantic dinners out. I like all that stuff, but the reason this is … Continue reading

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One Hump Or Two

Quick, which animal is known as the “ship of the desert”? If your answer was camel, give yourself a big pat on the back. Question two. Which animal is known as the “ice cream parlor of the desert”? Again, the … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Buffalo

My next statement has nothing to back it up. There are no facts I can reference. There are no studies. I didn’t even go out and randomly interview people for their opinion. With that in mind, here is my bold, … Continue reading

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