Day 477: Aviation Invasion

This morning, I was summoned from my room by B exclaiming “Quick tattie, a hot air balloon!”:

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We then noticed that the fellow with the white truck was setting up a PPG!  I went over and said hello to Tuan, who was up in the air in no time:

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Tuan flies a trike buggy PPG instead of foot launch:

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Meanwhile, M and B rode their bikes around:

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I decided to get my PPG put together and join Tuan in the air:

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Up I go:

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Birds of a feather.  Or rip-stop nylon:

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Tuan filmed me from the air as he flew behind me. The video is here:

Tuan kept flying, but I had a perfect landing and then stowed my gear:

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B created a shirt using batik, a process in which wax is applied to fabric to prevent portions of the fabric from absorbing dye:

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The finished result:

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I got in a sunset flight:

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During family game time, I disassembled our Canon SD1100IS camera to try and clear out what I think is sand jamming the mechanism that extends the lens:

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We didn’t have any turkey today, but we did have a great day!

Day 476: Jean Lake Camping
Day 478: Errands Day

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