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Author Topic: NATIONAL KITE MONTH® (The Only 37 Day Month)  (Read 3046 times)
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« on: March 21, 2009, 11:25 AM »

So I went to http://www.nationalkitemonth.org/ and read about the world's longest month.

How to support this without getting too "organized".

I usually teach newbies on a regular basis. They learn on whatever I happen to be flying at the time. No beater kites. The last person taught was on this beauty:


Will you be supporting NKM? If so, please take the time to teach an interested party to fly. If they are children, make sure their parents are present and you ask permission (it helps I've found).

You might also pull out some long unaired kites and give them some flight time. You could find that they've gotten a lot better while resting in the dark.

Here are a few I've put back in the bag for NKM:

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« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2009, 02:18 PM »

I  agree with  you John  but  I  think  NKM  should  be all  year round  any time  anyone  ask me  to  teach them  how  to  fly  I  do so very willing.   2  thumbs  up  to  ya
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« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2009, 03:37 PM »

nobody asks it can't be my incredibly good looks but i will let anybody fly my kites and give a helping hand

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« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2009, 10:49 PM »

That is one ugly bird.
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« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2009, 12:54 AM »

looky looky, the godfather made the news. interviewed for the local paper, what a guy, three cheers for chilese. hip hip ...

http://www.lvrj.com/living/41647812.html
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« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2009, 07:43 AM »

looky looky, the godfather made the news. interviewed for the local paper, what a guy, three cheers for chilese. hip hip ...

http://www.lvrj.com/living/41647812.html


We always knew he was a star, but where did they get those kite pictures?  Roll Eyes

John, you should have turned them on to your other kite related hobby and provided some decent shots for them to use.  Wink
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« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2009, 10:35 AM »

I offered the photos, but was told by the interviewing reporter (phoned in by me from Phoenix) that they had to take their own pictures.

They were to have hooked up with the Friday night crowd, but were in different areas if you can believe the reporter. He had as much interest in kites as I do in becoming a reporter. Overall, I thought he did a pretty good job, although I don't understand his interest in telling how many kites each shop sold per week.

Bambi is now worried we will be robbed for our kites. Hopefully, her fears will not be realized.
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« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2009, 11:29 AM »

Those are photos...I thought it was clip art.
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