Archive for May, 2010

Kite Flying Day

Kite Flying Day, originally uploaded by marie and her dune buggy.

Today SB begged and begged to join her classmates at the inauguration of the new park in the neighborhood and to fly the kite she made in class.

I hadn’t flown a kite in, uhm, say, twenty-five years????

So the thought of what could possibly happen both excited and tortured me. Mostly tortured. I mean, what parent would enjoy the thought of embarrassing herself in front of her child’s peers?

Fortunately, the kite lifted off at the first attempt. And I realized, as it went up, up, up, that for a kite to fly high, you just do your best to build it well and you gotta know when to let go.


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