Wednesday, January 03, 2007

My Wonderfully Crazy Friend

We went to theater school together. Both somehow still in New York and still wanting to perform. I haven't seen her for a good ten years (except that time during that protest recently), but this is why I think she's wonderful...
Coney Island Polar Bear Club Takes A Dip in the Winter Water
Coney Island, New Year's Day 2007
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... and CRAZY!!! You go, girl!

Carolyn took part in the Coney Island Polar Bear Club's annual New Year's Dip. What's the Polar Bear Club? According to their website, it's the "oldest winter bathing organization in the United States. We swim in the Atlantic Ocean at Coney Island every Sunday from October through April." And their founder, called during his time the "Father of Physical Culture," was way hot and manly for 1903. Here's more on Bernarr Macfadden.

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