Swimming in Jell-O

On the off chance you haven’t heard already, on March 27th I turned 30. I wanted to mark the date with an activity I would always remember. My thought was that when I am ninety, I wanted to be able to recall exactly what I did on my thirtieth birthday.

The trouble was everything that is high on my bucket list isn’t an option in the middle of winter in Connecticut. I’d like to see the Northern Lights; I’d like to swim with dolphins; I want to hike and find an actual natural hot spring, not one surrounded by an expensive spa. So what could I do?

And then it hit me—an honest flash of delightful inspiration. Since I was a little kid I have always wanted to swim in Jell-O. For as long as I can remember, I have had images of myself swimming at the Waterford High School pool, […]

Swimming in Jell-O 2017-09-12T19:31:56+00:00