Kitzmann column: Family tradition proves to be icy experience; one videotaped for future embarrassment
Like every family, mine has its share of long-standing traditions, most of which fly in the face of common sense and logical reasoning.
However, it has been my experience that the Kitzmann rituals usually seem to involve more bodily discomfort than those of other, more typical families. A good example of this is the Annual Spring Swim, which usually happens in late spring, as soon as the ice covering the lake we live on begins to recede from the shoreline.
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