Maybe it’s a better time for ice skating

Sledding1Practically all the snow has melted in New York City, making this ad’s suggestion a bit of a moot point, at least around here. And when the next snowfall comes, a parent or two might want to think about hanging around on the slopes, just in case. It turns out that more than 10,000 kids between the ages of 5 and 14 are treated in emergency rooms each year for injuries related to sledding.

—Posted by Tim Nudd