Opinion

Guest column: When life gives you a lemonade stand, squeeze it for all it’s worth

Every summer when I was little, my friends and I would set up a lemonade stand on the street corner near my house. We would start by asking my Mom to go out and buy us a couple of cans of lemonade concentrate from Trader Joe’s and occasionally we would add in a can of their tropical juice concentrate, which we thought made it taste really good but it wasn’t always available. 

Once we had rehydrated the concentrate and put it in a pretty pitcher, we would add a couple of mint . . .

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