Tag Archives: hot air balloons

Where’s……

DH and Tim?  I forgot to mention yesterday that in one of the photos if you’re really really good you can find DH and my friend Tim from Off Center & Not Even in the crowd snapping away as I … Continue reading

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Flying in the Nelly-B

Every morning, contingent upon weather conditions and the number of pilots who had volunteered to give rides, if someone in media wanted to experience flying in one of the balloons they would sign up in the media tent, give their … Continue reading

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Prison Break

There is an order as to how the balloons are launched at the fiesta.  Some (the dawn patrol) launch while it is still dark with the rest commencing their flights just as the sun is barely beginning to creep over … Continue reading

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Ballooning – It’s a Family Affair

I attended the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta this year which has grown greatly from it’s beginnings of only 13 balloons  in 1972 to now over 500 balloons from across the globe.  With so many balloons from so many places what … Continue reading

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Ham-let for President

Your pork barrel candidate.  Time for a real oinker who is committed to “bacon a difference” in 2016.  With all the mud slinging and slop calling in Washingon, I’ll squeal all the way down Pennsylvania Ave!  http://www.whenpigsfly.bz/president (information taken from … Continue reading

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And now a word from our sponsors…

The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta takes place the beginning of October for over a very busy and impressive nine days.  It is a massive undertaking what with 500+ balloons, their pilots and crews, thousands upon thousands of visitors coming from around … Continue reading

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Arrrr Matey! I’ve been around a lot of hot air

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