This is the story of the little blog post that could.
Would you guess my most read blog post would be about ice cream? That post was published one year ago today, the busiest day in the history of this website. It gave me a taste of the good life, something I wrote going viral (it had over 1,000 hits on StumbleUpon alone).
What I like about that particular blog post being so popular is that the post was about an ice cream flavor that no one wanted. It feels like an uplifting story, one that people actually cared about the ice cream. The Ice Cream That Couldn’t Get Any Love might just be my Tiny Tim (and that idea might be my “more popular than Jesus”).
Well this year I went back to Country Cream. There were no unloved flavors this year, though I did enjoy one amazing one, Root Beer:
The ice cream was made with little bits of those root beer barrel candies, which are apparently just called Root Beer Barrels. It made my taste buds flutter like I understand hearts are supposed to when a person feels love.
P. S. That photo, which was taken with the camera in my phone, is probably the artsiest photo I’ve taken to date. Not that I’m trying.
I wasn’t sure what would be different about Toronto from other cities I’ve been to. Would there be something strange, even though it seemed like just another American city from