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Flying High

Before last Saturday, the last time I flew a kite was sometime in the late 80′s.  So when I looked around the Washington Monument grounds during the Smithsonian Kite Festival and saw 8 year olds expertly manuevering complex stunt kites, I looked at my little borrowed parafoil kite and realized I was about to get schooled.  No matter though.  A little humility  never hurt anyone.  In any case, after a few (okay, many) attempts,  Alli and Chris and I helped “the little kite that could” soar high among the rest of ‘em.  Our kite is the little checkered one next to the Washington Monument below.

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March 29, 2010 - 11:18 am bina - Super shots. Looking at your handiwork makes me feel I was right there flying a kite.

March 30, 2010 - 1:51 pm Foggy Dew - Great pics! I especially like the second to last one with all the kites and the Monument. Very nice.

November 10, 2010 - 7:11 pm Elizabeth - I'll have you know that that kite amazed the masses by getting up to 1000 feet at the Rally to Restore Sanity. :)

March 30, 2010 - 2:22 am DCBlogs » DC Blogs Noted - [...] dela Rosa captures this weekend’s Smithsonian Kite Festival in photographic [...]

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