[Hundreds of children play in a giant lake of mud at the annual Mud Day event July 7, 2009 in Westland, Michigan. The event is sponsored by the Wayne County Parks and Recreation Department and the mud hole is made with approximately 200 tons of topsoil and 20,000 gallons of water. Getty]
Living in the Midwest can have it's upsides...anyone else want to lobby to get official "Mud Day" celebration started in Central Park? More photos below...
Rachael McIntosh (left), 7, of Trenton, Michigan and Therese Hebda, 7, also of Trenton,