Friday, March 17, 2006

A Cure For Cabin Fever

Winter here is cold. Winter here is nasty. Winter here never seems to go away. People up here in the U.P. have interesting ways of dealing with winter, like, say, cutting a hole in the ice and jumping in. This is a real Finnish-style sauna--the participants sit in a hot tub until they're too warm, and then cool off with as much drama as possible.

Nate wants to try this some day . . . if he can first gain some weight!

Click here or on the picture to see the movie.


At 12:27 AM, Anonymous Jeff said...

Really liked this video. Nice job. Hang in there, spring is coming.

At 4:22 PM, Anonymous trolldad said...

Enjoyed especially the caped diver;
was a little anxious about close-up shots.
If folks are this creative (desperate?) to have celebratory events, they must have found that life truly is good.
Uff da!

At 11:27 AM, Blogger Josh Leo said...

Thos people are Hardcore, Sure Calvin has the Sem-pond jump but the people in the U.P. seem to have some real style about it... nice interview too!

At 9:20 AM, Anonymous Mrs. Koopish said...

WOW. So next year do we get to see the two of you take the plunge?

At 9:53 PM, Anonymous trolldad said...

Be reminded that the Calvin Sem Pond dunkings were never voluntary; Finns are much obviously braver souls (could they be more insane) than Frisians.


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