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Easter Surprise

Arrived home today to a corner filled with rescue vehicles, & a firetruck up the hill----plus pickups everywhere.   We looked quickly to be sure it wasn't our house with the problem.    Whew!   It wasn't. 

We live across from part of a snowmobile trail, so figured it must be related to that.  Eventually, they all left, but I didn't see anyone be taken from the woods, so perhaps, they went to another road near another part of the trail.

There is still plenty of snow, but also ice & some exposed rocks, as well.  Weekends seem to bring out the speeders who are unfamiliar with the territory.   Since ice rots from the bottom up, the top of ponds/lakes is often still smooth/snowcovered.  Also, it's entirely possible that one part of a lake will still be covered [safe or not], while another may be open water.  A speeding snowmobiler may not have enough time to figure that out, particularly if not keeping to the trail. 

Anyway, it's all pretty scary, since most of the snowmobilers around here go by at what seems to me to be prudent speeds-----always watchful for the corner of the road, which they must cross.  In addition to weekenders not being familiar  with the location of large bodies of water, there are those who add alcohol to the mix.   I suppose we will hear on the news or see in the paper  whatever transpired. 

Re: Easter Surprise

Wow! You really had an Easter surprise. Ours was that we almost had a white Easter. Been snowing on and off all day here in middle Illinois. Just glad it finally melted off. Guess that's what you get when Easter is so early in the year.

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