Adventure just for me, or
So it would appear.
Before I forget, here is one of the pictures from the ice cave: YAY ICE CAVE.
School was canceled today! It was amazing. IU hardly ever does this. I got a text message at around 7am informing me that school was closed until noon, and one later saying that it would be closed the rest of the day (I signed up for this alert system thingy that they do.). Of course the best choice on a snow day is to go sledding! So I called Sean. We met DOWNTOWN. We settled on snow tubes at a place called Tri North, which is a middle school in Bloomington that happens to be on the city's largest hill. Awesome!
Georgia came, too! I was excited to spend time with her. Jeff was busy with homework, and she was free, so it was good! Also along for the ride were Alex (Sean's friend) and Kurt (Alex's neighbor). Driving was pretty treacherous, but not for Kurt's Subaru with All-Wheel Drive. :P
We get to the hill, and it's awesome! About a dozen people have beaten us there. We lug our tubes up to the top and start sliding down. Then, as college students, we decide we need a ramp! Of course! So Alex and Kurt build a NICE LITTLE 2FT RAMP. And it was good. The only way to send two people down on a tube was crossways on top of each other, which Georgia and I were the only ones brave enough to try.
But there were better things to be found on the hill! One kid had created a SNOW BIKE. He had pulled the wheels off and REPLACED THEM WITH SKIS, which then made it easy to ride down the hill. It cut through even unpacked snow like a dream.
Then we noticed that some kids had built a bigger ramp. We were like, hey! We have snow tubes! Let's go! So we WENT. I know that I saw a guy catch more than 6ft of air off the end of it, and I had quite a lot of fun on it myself. Then came Georgia's turn...
She managed to get turned around on the way down, and the moral of the story is that she landed on her knee and face somehow. So we spent the second half of the day with Jeff in the ER getting 11 stitches in her chin and a bunch of XRAYS that revealed a broken kneecap. Fortunately, she didn't also have a broken chin. So that was good. Bummer about some of the stuff she won't be able to do now, though.
But we did get a few good things out of the day. I like the videos and pics from Sean a lot, for instance. And Georgia's mom bought us all Panera! And... Georgia, Jeff, and I watched the caves episode of Planet Earth. Win!