Today was the Polar Plunge, my very first, and boy was it something.
I showed up to the park grounds about an hour before the plunge and it was, at once, exactly what I expected, and completely surprising. 613 more words
Ever since I can remember, I’ve been fascinated with the idea of things like the Polar Bear Club and Polar Plunges. I could just never wrap my head around the videos of large groups of people in bathing suits, their breath condensing in the cold of winter, jumping into frozen lakes for “fun.” 481 more words
How’s that for suspense? Leave you hanging for two weeks while I have a mini-melt. Harsh, dude, I know. Thanks for sticking with me!
Sea ice ship shadow… 1,470 more words
An experienced education professional, Greg Gerkens has held positions like special education teacher and assistant principal. Outside of work, Greg Gerkens gives back to the community in several ways, including participating in the Polar Plunge, which benefits the Special Olympics. 151 more words