thin ice

This time of year it is fun to get out with the kids and pets to enjoy the winter wonderland around us. Just as a reminder, please remember how dangerous Colorado lakes and ponds can be. Our temperatures vary so much between day and night, many times a lake may appear to be frozen solid, but is not.

Every year people lose their lives because they misjudged the thickness of the ice. Earlier this year a young woman went onto the ice to save her pet. She died trying.

Please, please keep the kids and pets in tow. Have fun and be safe.

Today's photo was taken at Prospect Park where the Firemen were practicing how to save folks who fall through the ice. They certainly have a chilly job.