Here is a Post Kites and Flights report from our friend Bill:
Rain, Rain, Rain... to put it bluntly.
The rain started on Thursday and it never stopped till
In true balloonist spirit, they started to show up
We all new the weather would keep us grounded, and
the rain would also keep the kites dry inside. We
had plenty of pilots and crew out for breakfast.
When we returned from breakfast, more crew were
Even though the weather was terrible all day,
more pilots and crew would come and go stopping
in to say Hi.
We were graced by new friends from the local
half-way house, (several types of handicaps).
They came hoping to see kites or balloons.
Our good friend Gerard had set up several kites
in the shop to add some color. Some of these kites
were made from our left over balloon fabric cuttings.
Supper time came around and the head count was more
That's one thing about balloonists, we may miss a
flight or two but we never miss a meal!
Our next Kites and Flight takes place next
Oct 21, 2017, mark your calendars now.
No excuses, we plan on having good weather.