No ordinary apple.

My Favorite Things

Nora Trueblood, Director, Marketing and Communications, Allen Lund Company

From philanthropy to singing in the rain, Nora Trueblood dons a different hat for every facet of her life—all while keeping things that matter close to her heart. As a single mother, she’s learned to roll with the punches and has come out stronger for it. Read on to glean some inspiration yourself as we discover some of her favorite things…

  • Family
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Blueberries
  • Baseball
  • Sushi
  • I-80 Truckers Jamboree
  • "Singin’ in the Rain"
  • Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
  • 40 Acts of Kindness

"My three children are now fully grown and flourishing. Recently, I became a NoNa!"
"My hometown until I was five; what a vibrant city. I am still a Cubbies fan."
"You can eat them alone or in combo with ice cream, waffles, pancakes, or smoothies! They belong everywhere."
"I’ve been known to watch pretty much any game from college to pros and even the Little League World Series."
"It has to be really tasty and fresh!"
"We take our show truck, Big Al, to Iowa every July. My favorite place to talk to truck drivers."
"Oh, to be Kathy Selden would be a dream, to sing and dance each day!"
"I’ve seen them six times, but have not since they lost Clarence Clemons."
"Philanthropy holds a special place for me. ALC encourages service to others, and we help feed thousands every year through Navidad en el Barrio."