Flying A Kite 5

caitlyn flying a kiteIt was a busy family day; I took the afternoon off work:

  • Went to the International Festival of Kites in Dieppe. The kids made two kites, made with plastic and tape – better than any kite I ever bought; we saw kites shaped like fish, dragons, octopus; ate cotton candy and drank lots of water; and we flew the kites the kids made.
  • Drove to Shediac where we bought pizza, then went to my parent’s camper trailer near Parlee Beach (pronounced Par-lah), but they weren’t there so we pigged out on the excellent pizza ourselves.
  • Flew kites again near Parlee beach.
  • Ate a banana split and Kit-kat Blizzard at Diary Queen.

I’m beat.

5 thoughts on “Flying A Kite

  1. Reply Ashley Aug 17,2007 7:23 pm

    I made kites when I was a kid. Sometimes I wish that’s all I ever stuck with. That and eating nothing but Blizzards.

  2. Reply Phillip Aug 18,2007 7:14 am

    There was also the kite that flew too far:

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  3. Reply Jody Aug 18,2007 7:51 am

    I spent a few minutes searching for the pattern used to make the kites made at the festival yesterday, and no luck. Yet, these kites took 5 minutes to make. Only plastic and scotch tape – no damn sticks. And they’ve worked unfailingly so far.

    I’ll try to replicate them, taking photos of the process.

    I just learned that my dad has NEVER flown a kite. Everyone should fly a kite at least once.

  4. Reply Phillip Aug 18,2007 7:58 am

    I know people who, as adults, have never swung on a swing. That’s something everyone should do too.

  5. Reply tommyboy Aug 19,2007 11:17 pm

    Jody stuck in Ottawa..too tired…kites…look up scott sled kite…basic design flies great….gotta go

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