The Magic Flute Polar Plunge

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[Polar Plunge for the Special Olympics, Arrowwood Resort, Lake Darling, February 23.]

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[About a half-mile from the supervisor’s abode.]

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[A beautiful, sunshiny day, and the temperature had risen to a balmy minus 20 windchill.]

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[The crowds amass . . .]

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[Looking back at the resort from the lake.]

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[The launching pad.]

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[The recovery room.]

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[The “swimming pool.”]

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[And away we go . . .]

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[GERONIMO!!!]

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[We have touch down!]

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[We have splash!]

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[Saved by the recovery team!]

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[The paparazzi area.  Over $100,000 was raised!  🙂  ]

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[The supervisor then wandered down the shoreline a bit to check on our ice heaves . . .]

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[They were doing just fine.  [Editor’s admission:  OK, it’s an ice wave from the bottom of Lake Huron, faithfully submitted by Basketball Dan.]

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[After the Plunge, it was immediately off to the opera.  Do not pass “go,” do not collect $200.00.]

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[As with everything else this year, this would be the symphony’s last performance in Jefferson High School.  Next year, padded individual seats!  🙂  ]

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[Kirby Karpan is the bass player.  We know her through other music venues . . . and her dad’s political campaign.]

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Thanks again to all for another wonderful performance.  And goodnight to Tony Cremers in the lower left hand corner.  😉

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