A funny thing happened at our April book group discussion … we shared childhood memories of goods and services that were sold door-to-door. The list included milk, bread, ice cream (still popular today!), potholders and placements (courtesy of the cub scouts), and even a small amusement ride mounted on the back of a flatbed truck.

Well, in the end no matter what our age we’re still all children in grown-up bodies. Everyone lit up thinking about amusement rides and parks we grew to love as kids. It turns out several of us spoke fondly of fairly recent visits to legendary parks such as Cedar Point, to this day considered the crown jewel of roller coaster parks. It’s in that spirit of fun and excitement I share with you this month’s starter list: