Apparently if you go to Invermere on this weekend in January and scope out the local frozen beach access, you will find a vibrant and close knit community having a curling bonspiel with about a hundred participants, an ice shack they call their kitchen, people with home made fire pits mounted onto skis so they can slide it out onto the ice, and some amazingly fantastic community spirit and costumes. Thor and I loved this lady's team. She was a great curler, too.
To differentiate team rocks, they tied ribbons on them. Economical. I always like curling rocks, how they look, slide, how deceivingly heavy they are, and the sound they make when the delivery is just right and they smack the opposing team's rock out of the rings.
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