Tag Archives: Polar Plunge

Sleep and Rock- Paper- Scissors

    For the fifth year in a row, Catherine gathered friends and jumped in the waters of Lake Calhoun recently in the Special Olympics’ Polar Plunge.  This year’s team consisted of 25 juniors and seniors from Edina high school in … Continue reading

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A Little Magic and a Lot of Good Hair

          For the fourth year in a row, Catherine gathered more than a dozen teenage girls to jump into the icy waters of Lake Calhoun for the Polar Plunge.  And if the 30 degree weather was … Continue reading

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The Pirate and the Plunge

(Nice of Timothy to include his sister Catherine in his selfie!) This is a big week for our family.  Our daughter Elisabeth turned 18 years old today (Happy birthday E!). We’d rather not have Elisa living in India for such a … Continue reading

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Divers ed

          We had a lot of fun yesterday at the Polar Plunge.  This was the second year for Team TRBL (pictured above and below) jumping into Lake Calhoun, and we raised over $5,000 for Special Olympics.  I was the token … Continue reading

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Meow meow meow meow

One of my favorite movies is “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”.  In one scene, the guys are working with a crusty old miner, who, frustrated with Butch and his partner, laments, “Morons.  I’ve got morons on my team.” As … Continue reading

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Brrrrrrrrrrrr

Written Mar 4, 2012 Thanks to everyone who plunged, donated, came to watch, took pictures or shuttled kids to and fro.  The 26 members of Team TRBL raised over $7,500, and a total of 4,000 people plunged today, raising over … Continue reading

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La Plunge et le Giraffe

Written Mar 2, 2012 Our Polar Plunge time is at 12:40pm on Saturday.  It’s located on the south end of Lake Calhoun.  The only downside is that parking is like rush hour in Chicago, so be prepared to walk many … Continue reading

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