I have a love-hate relationship with ice cream. As a child I could eat it 24/7. My favorite flavors were chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, and every flavor in between.

However, as I grew older ice cream decided it was gonna do things to me I didn't like, namely lactose intolerance. I blow up like the Stay-Puff Marshmallow Man and I'm not talking about weight gain either.

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Fast forward to today. I've been married over 36 years and my wife absolutely, positively loves ice cream. She's got her favorite flavors: all of them. She can sit and enjoy ice cream day or night, it doesn't matter the season. I am the chauffeur who drives the ice cream queen around town.

Abilene has some top-notch places for ice cream. The wife and I frequent Larry's Better Burger soft-serve at least once a week. There's also Lucy's Big Burgers where they feature different homemade flavors; my favorite is cinnamon.

However, if my sweetheart is going to have fancy ice cream, some other local places I might drive her to include Roll Shack, Two Profs Gourmet, or Mary's Paleteria. Abilene has a plentiful supply of great places to find those creamy creations. Try out Gus's Gelato in Cordell's or, if you're up for something a bit healthier, try the frozen yogurt at MOOD Froyo & Coffee, both off Buffalo Gap Road.

Look at Some Of The Places To Get Ice Cream In Abilene

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