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Scott doing jumping jacks on a frozen lake
Scott doing jumping jacks on a frozen lake in Illinois

Jumping jacks on a frozen lake

Here’s another item to add to your bucket list. Walking on top of a frozen lake is a simple and fun adventure many people can do near their homes. It’s surprisingly scary to walk across the crunchy snow and an experience you won’t forget. For an extra thrill, I added a few jumping jacks. Kids, please be accompanied by an experienced adult. I’d also advise you to ask the locals if it is safe. In the picture above you can see a soft spot created by a spring in the lake. Also, in the background, though it is hard to see, are a lot of footprints and snowmobile tracks, so I knew it was safe. And, of course, the person taking the picture was watching me, ready to call for help.

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