In Avalon on Catalina Island I spotted this ice cream cone at Lloyd’s on Crescent Ave. This cone entices visitors to enter into the sweet zone. Lloyd’s has the mandatory vacation spot sweets: fudge, taffy, ice cream and all kind of sweets. What a place.
Catalina Island Ice Cream
We enjoyed a wonderful dinner at the Fleet Landing Restaurant on the waterfront. We started with their specialty Fleet Landing Hush Puppies. Get this, they were a veloute of lobster, rock shrimp, leek, corn with a house made cocktail sauce, maybe one of the best appetizers I’ve ever had. I can almost taste it now. Wow, I digress. Anyway, on the walk back to the hotel we passed by the Savannah’s Candy Kitchen and found this big cone. Looks like raspberry to me, what do you think?
Charleston Ice Cream
We drove into Philadelphia during the Democratic Convention, it seemed only fair since we were in town during the Republican Convention in 2000. There was lots to do and at lunch time what better than stopping at Reading Terminal Market for lunch. I had to have a cheese steak to celebrate being back. While there we spotted this Big Ice Cream Cone.
Reading Terminal Market Ice Cream Cone
A quick down to Ocean City with Deb and Nate netted me three Big Things. It was lousy weather in Cherry Hill but sunny and warm “down the shore.”
Ocean City Sightings
We were crossing Pennsylvania going from Pittsburgh to State College to spend the night before getting to Nancy and Tony’s cabin the next day. Along the way, I’m not quite sure where it was, maybe along US-22 the Chief Photographer spotted this Big Blizzard. A quick turn around and we grabbed this image.
I’ve visited Santa Monica, CA over the years and seen it change from a campy artistic, interesting area to what it is now, another area of upscale shops just like the shops at the Fashion Square Mall a mile away from my home. How disappointing, but expected. Before a great dinner with Julia and Dan at The Lobster on Ocean Ave. & The Pier we walked over to the 3rd street mall. While there I spotted this ice cream cone and had to get a photo.
Santa Monica Ice Cream
We finished our Log Cabin getaway with some browsing in the shops in Nashville, IN. This cone is not the first I’ve had my photo taken with in Nashville. However the last one was in December and the weather was much chillier than it was on this day.
Nashville Ice Cream
Maybe by the time you get to Pigeon Forge this ice cream stand will be finished, it was pretty well along the way to completion. Next door to Fantasy Golf, it will be a good place to stop and enjoy a soft serve cone, maybe dipped in chocolate with some jimmies on top.
Pigeon Forge Cone
Bethany Beach has many good shops and places to explore. It was a pleasant way to spend a couple of hours browsing around the shops. The experience was much difference than the shops in Ocean City, Maryland, where we rented a condo for the week. We stopped at a coffee place but then found this shop selling gelato. A nice cone outside.
Bethany Beach Gelato
This Big Ice Cream carton is part of an ensemble. Together with a Big Cow (for the story on getting this image see info on my Big Cows page) which is part of a traveling promotional event sponsored by Turkey Hill Dairy. Mounted on a trailer along with the cow it travels around the country. Thanks, Karen!
Turkey Hill Ice Cream
On our way to a meeting south of Danville, IL with Ann and Sid and spotted this Big Ice Cream cone at Mike’s Chill inTilton. Didn’t have time to stop on the way in but stopped to get this image on the way home.
Ray’s Ice Cream, right next to Bolero Bowl and down the street from The Oak Drive-in. A walk down memory lane, “take me back,” says Deb. My neighborhood was a little farther south but I did bowl at Bolero, 16 lanes, and ate a cone or two at Ray’s. We were driving past last summer when I spotted this cone in the window. We had a nice interaction with the folks on duty at Ray’s. Stop in if you have a chance, Royal Oak, Michigan on Livernois, just north 13 1/2 (which is Normandy.)
Ray’s Ice Cream
I was on my way to Hong Kong last Spring and had a looooonng layover in the airport in Minneapolis. Jack and I took the tram over to the Mall of America to take a look around. If you haven’t been there the Mall has an amusement park right in the middle. We found this cone and Jack snapped my picture. It’s been MIA for a while, but now it’s found!
Mall of America Cone
I call this the Casablanca Cone. This is a more or less stationary inflatable that shows up outside the Casablanca Ice Cream Parlor. Timing is everything in cases like this since, even though you know it appears you have to be ready to take action. One cell phone call and I dropped what I was doing, grabbed the camera and moved. This hobby is not for the faint of heart.