My favorite

Today’s topic: My favorite. My first 50 words . . .

My favorite ice cream no longer exists. Burgundy Cherry from Baskin Robbins. The closest thing you can find these days is Cherry Garcia at Ben and Jerry’s.

When I was a kid we went to the creamery for ice cream. You could smell it coming a block away. After you left, your clothes smelled of moldy milk all day long. They also sold ice cream at . . .

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Author: Virginia DeBolt

Writer and teacher who writes blogs about web education, writing practice, and pop culture.

5 thoughts on “My favorite”

  1. Oooh! This doesn’t count as my first 50. I just couldn’t resist commenting on ice cream flavors. My favorite doesn’t exist anymore either. It was Minted Chocolate Chocolate Chip at Swenson’s in Santa Cruz, California. Nothing like it. I’m a chocolate lover, the darker the better, and it’s a special treat when combined with certain other flavors, like mint or raspberry. A scoop of my favorite (they made scoops bigger back then, too, didn’t they?) was the perfect antidote to a bad day. Made everything delicious, starting with my taste buds.

  2. As my steel-toed Redwings slowly drag across the rigid pavement, my ears are greeted by the sounds of pneumatic wrenches and over-caffeinated owners. I swing my gaze left and right to see the brilliance of color that adorns each machine. Talladega has a strong flavor, it’s body made up of…

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