Sunday, May 30, 2010

Hot air balloons

Today after church we went to a hot air balloon festival.
One of our friends has a band and they were playing out there, so we went to see them, then when they were done we waited around all afternoon because the balloon launch wasn't until 7pm. My brother and dad drove home and back, an hour each way, because there was nobody at home to take the dogs outside and we had been gone since early in the morning. It had been hot and bright all day while we were waiting, then slowly it started to cool down, then the sky filled with clouds. They were just starting to inflate the balloons, which was very exciting to watch, when they got the news that a storm was coming. We could see lightning in the distance and it was coming our way, so they put all of the balloons away because they didn't want to risk putting them up if a storm was coming, and we drove all the way home again. We got the news that it was cancelled right when Dad and Kevin got back from their drive, so they felt like they had wasted their time, and we had wasted the whole afternoon waiting for something that never happened.
Well, it was still fun to see the band play, and it was nice after it started to cool down. The kids had fun on the playground. So disappointing, though. I love hot air balloons.

I may not get to answer the rest of the questions you guys left for me. In one week my brother and I are going to Worldview Academy Leadership Camp for a week, and it is also the week of the Make Believe blog event (look at the button on my sidebar, I'm too tired to put a link), so I have to prepare my Peter Pan posts and pack for camp and I have some other stuff going on as well. I'm sorry if I didn't get to your question!

~Jane~

3 comments:

Tracy said...

We were going to head to that tomorrow. I hope it doesn't storm. bleh.

Lady Gwenea Zestia Binn said...

Look up the song Hot air Balloon on youtube!

I looove it!

Haha sorry, this post reminded me of it!

faithngracegirl said...

I'm sorry that you didn't get to see the hot air balloons :(. We had a hot air balloon go right over our house one time! ThAt was really neat!

Happy Memorial day!

Moe