Bob pointed out that he'll be putting up a railing so I don't fall off. Yes, me, not the children, mind you.
And this is the view from that window:
As zoomy as my camera goes; you're looking at the lake. Big white clearing in center of photo.
When we were first designing the house (you know, on a piece of graph paper nice and fancy-like) I had envisioned the area above the arctic entry as storage, closed off from the rest of the space by a low wall or something. But now I wouldn't give up that view for nuthin'.