Sunday, March 2, 2008

World's Tallest Snow Woman!!

Now here's something that you don't see everyday!
Bethel, Maine ( about 1/2 hour from West Paris) has built the World's Tallest Snow Woman! She's AWESOME!! What a really fun community project.

Check out her website here:

These are her statitics:
Name: Olympia SnowWoman
Height: 122′1″
Weight: 13,000,000 lbs. of snow
5 foot wreaths for eyes
16 skis for eyelashes
“Carrot” nose made of muslin, chicken wire & wood frame by the MSAD #44 elementary school children
5 red auto tires for lips, painted by the Mahoosuc Kids Association
48 ft. circumference fleece hat made by the Mt. Valley Middle School students
130 ft. scarf
6 1/2 ft. Maine-mica snowflake pendant created by Jim Mann of Mt. Mann Jewelers
30 ft. spruce trees for arms
3 truck-loader tires for buttons
2,000 ft. of rope hair!
On our way home we stopped to take a few shots from a distance. She looks immense, even when surrounded by the mountains. The town seems tiny in comparison.
Look what Dad just found in the newspaper: