Charli’s World: Let’s Scream for the Ice Cream Dream Team!

Jena C. Henry is a writer, blogger, book reviewer, and bon vivant. Her goal is to make friends with everyone in the world. Jena enjoys reading new books and encouraging writers to be their best. Jena C. Henry holds a juris doctor degree from the University of Akron and practiced law and raised her family in tropical Ohio. Now retired, she writes novels, conducts writing workshops and enjoys good times with friends and family. Her fiction series, The Golden Age of Charli, spotlights the love and laughter of family life and retirement.

My day started with a wonderful surprise! Ice cream!

I spotted a blog post with a large photo of a dreamy, tasty Dairy Queen Peanut Buster Parfait! I had to go get one of my own! My photo is at the top but I don’t mind if you take a moment to check out my blogger friend’s photo and post. Go ahead and click here.

Are you back? Or are you still drooling at the sight of the white creaminess, the lovely peanuts and glorious chocolate?! Yes, blogger Audrey Kletscher Helbling at Minnesota Prairie Roots  did a fine job of getting me in the mood for spring and icy treats. I commented on her post and shared my favorite Dairy Queen story with her. She replied, “Thanks for sharing this fun story.

I am going to share my Diary Queen story with you and a few other ice cream memories. Get ready for lots of exclamation points!!!

My first memory of going with with my family to buy an ice cream cone was a car trip to Isaly’s. Isaly’s has been around since the early 1900’s and many people through the years have shared their memories of Isaly’s. I loved their rainbow sherbet piled on a cone in their traditional “rocket” type scoop. Many other Isaly fans love their iconic chip chopped ham and Klondike Bars.

Next, on annual family vacations to Lakeside, Ohio my family and I walked (I skipped)  to the Patio to get orange sherbet ice cream cones after the evening entertainment at Hoover Auditorium.

By the time I was in high school, I usually went on ice cream