For years my wife had read about the various “polar bear plunge” events where a bunch of brave fools dive into ice cold water on New Year’s day. She’s an adventurous soul and always wanted to give this a try.
New Year’s day 2004, she finally got her chance. We had visitors, and we convinced them to go with us. We raced up to the designated location, a bit north of the University of Washington, and off they went. I didn’t get to see them go in, because we got there a bit late and I had to park the car. All I got to see was the pictures.
This year, we will get there early, and I will definitely give it a shot.
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