One of our favorite things to
do in The Springs is go to
the Balloon Fest every Labor Day.
|This year, my sister Kim and her husband Randy|
visited us during that time.
Kim's favorite balloon was the bright
yellow one with the starburst on the side.
|Since David and I love to chase the balloons|
and watch them land, we decided that this
would be a good balloon to chase.
|Isn't that bright blue sky amazing?|
|The crew started bringing the balloon|
down in a field off one of the main
|But evidently they changed their mind, and|
headed to a nearby neighborhood.
|You can get such a good close up|
view when the balloons are coming down.
|Watching the balloon deflate is really exciting.|
|It takes a whole crew to bring it down safely.|
|The crew wears gloves to keep from|
damaging the delicate fabric of the
|The crew turns the basket on its side|
when the balloon comes down.
I would love to know why.
|Packing away the balloon for another year.|
As one of our friends at church
likes to say,
"Just another day in paradise."