I missed Free Cone Day this year.
I really can’t believe it. Free Cone Day (at Ben & Jerry's) is one of the happiest days of my year, and every year I'm eager to share the joy with all. This is the first time I’ve missed it since probably 2003 (which wasn’t my first time, but I missed it in 2002 b/c I was in
For those of you who don’t know, Free Cone Day happens once a year at the end of April, usually the last or maybe second-to-last Tuesday. Lines are long, but move fast and you can go ‘round as many times as you want.* Usually, I either remember, especially because it comes so close to my birthday, or I get an email reminding me from one of the many people who know what this day means to me. I also apologize to you all for forgetting; I would have posted so that all of you could share in the joy that is free cone day.
Ice Cream ranks very high indeed on the list of what I like about the universe, but that may be another post.*Or, if you’re embarrassed, you can hit every Ben & Jerry’s in town. When it comes to ice cream, I have no shame.**
**EG would probably tell you that I don’t have a whole lot of shame, period. He’s not too far wrong.