It's funny how food can bring back memories! Today, July 17th is National Peach Ice Cream Day, and I immediately thought of my mother's father, my grandfather, Fred Hengesch. He loved peach ice cream, to be exact Friendly's Peach Ice Cream!

Photo Chris Popper
Photo Chris Popper
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He used to eat it every day! You see, everyday that he went to work, he would eat at Friendly's, and would have a hamburger, and then a cup of peach ice cream. I remember there was also always peach ice cream in the freezer in my grandparent's house.

So, today, I'm going to have a cup of peach ice cream, and I'm going to think of you Poppy! Not only am I having a cup of peach ice cream tonight, I'm planning on having a peach milkshake from Chick-Fil-A for lunch. Elmer and Pebbles will have to go for a car ride so they can get some nuggets. They missed their car ride on Sunday because of the torrential rain!

If you want to make peach ice cream, here's a good recipe

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