Monday, July 07, 2008


One of the highlights of each Independence Day Celebration
here on the Ice are the number of booths that people set up
to test one's skills, make people laugh and generally have
fun. Probably the highlight of this year's offerings was
the Human Jenga. In this version, sponsored by the SAR
(Search And Rescue) Team, the participant was placed in a
safety harness used for rock climbing and would stand on a
wooden box. They were then handed an additional box and
had to stand on that box as well, going all the way up to
10 boxes. Several people made it that far. If they fell
off, they were safely held by the climbing rope. It looked
pretty nerve racking and no, I wasn't stupid enough to try
it, but I had great admiration for those that did. Pretty

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