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by SkyWalker
Tue, Apr 27 2010, 12:40 AM
Forum: 2010 Kite Festivals
Topic: Decatur April 24th And 25th 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6053

Re: Decatur April 24th And 25th 2010

One good day of flying. The festival had an interesting display of Hi-Flier memorabilia. The company was founded in 1920 in Decatur. They had photos, plates used in printing kites, as well as a few kites. 180GO! flew well with Big Mike doing the calls. Nick and Chris did kite play with the small ki...
by SkyWalker
Tue, Apr 27 2010, 12:22 AM
Forum: 2010 Kite Festivals
Topic: Decatur April 24th And 25th 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 6053

Re: Decatur April 24th And 25th 2010

Mike wrote:I can't be there Saturday, I might make Sunday.
Sunday's my birthday, so I expect a full chorus of singing out on the kite field.
Even if I'm not there, I want to hear it from Grinnell :)



Happy Birthday Mike!!! Hope you got to do something special...


get 'high' on kites,

Jeff
by SkyWalker
Tue, Mar 17 2009, 05:19 AM
Forum: 2009 Kite Festivals
Topic: 2009: Decatur Kite Fest, April 25-26
Replies: 33
Views: 9270

Re: 2009: Decatur Kite Fest, April 25-26

Holy cow, an IL kiting event which actually falls on a non-work weekend!! Unfortunately, there are no less than THREE kite festivals / fun flys being held in central Wisconsin on April 25-26. Therefore, this kiter will be staying "in state". Hope ya'll have a great event though! :) Hey fe...
by SkyWalker
Mon, Mar 16 2009, 05:40 PM
Forum: 2009 Kite Festivals
Topic: 2009: Decatur Kite Fest, April 25-26
Replies: 33
Views: 9270

Re: 2009: Decatur Kite Fest, April 25-26

Holy cow, an IL kiting event which actually falls on a non-work weekend!! Unfortunately, there are no less than THREE kite festivals / fun flys being held in central Wisconsin on April 25-26. Therefore, this kiter will be staying "in state". Hope ya'll have a great event though! :)
by SkyWalker
Sun, Sep 28 2008, 05:36 AM
Forum: 2008 Kite Festivals
Topic: New date for DeKalb OCT 5th 2008
Replies: 30
Views: 8357

Re: New Date For DeKalb OCT 5th 2008

Here is a new posting started for the DeKalb festival... The festival was rained out. The rain date is now Oct. 5th. Lets get a new head count started to see who all can make it. So whose in? and dont forget to send your bios to Draftnik for any new attendees. :up: mine will be on the way Draftnik....
by SkyWalker
Thu, Apr 17 2008, 11:58 AM
Forum: Photos
Topic: Kite Display At Lester Public Library
Replies: 2
Views: 2049

Re: Kite Display At Lester Public Library

I see that Jeff Hale and our friends at Unique Flying Objects and the Lester Public Library in Two Rivers got together to do a display for National Kite Month. Looks great! :up: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lesterpubliclibrary/sets/72157604470526980 howdy Jeff, Man....are you on the ball!!!! I post...
by SkyWalker
Wed, Mar 19 2008, 06:15 PM
Forum: 2008 Kite Festivals
Topic: 2008: March 22, Kites Over Sycamore, IL
Replies: 18
Views: 5444

Re: 2008: March 22, Kites Over Sycamore, IL

Well, shoot. Didn't know this one was coming. Don't know if I can do it with the short notice. hey ya'll :) Didn't know about KOS myself until the other day when I happened to be cruising the AKA's events calendar. Checked the weather forecast for Sycamore & on Saturday it's supposed to be 35-4...
by SkyWalker
Fri, Feb 29 2008, 02:20 AM
Forum: Sewing
Topic: Makr '08
Replies: 36
Views: 10377

Re: Makr '08

We'll be there. Or JJ will, if I perish from anticipation before. It could happen! :bash: I'm submerging in a weekend of painting kites and building aeolians. Hopefully a very Zen and much needed escape. In spite of what SOME would say, it's not a cop out, not to have a sewing machine to haul aroun...
by SkyWalker
Tue, Feb 05 2008, 11:53 PM
Forum: Club & Quick Flys
Topic: Madison, KOI Anniversary
Replies: 11
Views: 3864

Re: Madison, KOI Anniversary

Well...I'll have to admit that I was a "leaker" & didn't head down to the fly in Madison this past weekend as planned. Sorry!! Good excuse though...my 'new' kitemobile was still at the repair shop undergoing some major surgery ($$$$). Still don't have it back yet :( There appeared to b...
by SkyWalker
Wed, Dec 19 2007, 03:57 PM
Forum: 2008 Kite Festivals
Topic: 2008 Festival Schedule
Replies: 46
Views: 16712

Re: 2008 Festivals

Mike, The date you have listed for "Color the Wind" is incorrect. It'll be taking place on Saturday, Feb. 16th...not on Sunday the 17th. Also, if you would....please post the Fish Creek Kite Company's "Kites Over the Bay" event. It's two days, February 9-10th. We'll be flying jus...
by SkyWalker
Sun, Sep 30 2007, 12:45 AM
Forum: 2007 Kite Festivals
Topic: Kites Over Lake Michigan
Replies: 77
Views: 23649

Re: Kites Over Lake Michigan

You mean the routine that is in the video I posted above...about 6:15 into it? That would be Dan Newman flying his stack of 5 rainbow colored kites. I don't know the version of the song offhand, but it shouldn't be too hard to find...[/quote] Thanks Jeff :up: Good job with the video by the way!! Jef...
by SkyWalker
Sat, Sep 29 2007, 12:59 AM
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2009 AKA Convention
Replies: 17
Views: 7329

Re: 2009 AKA Convention

I don't know anything about the Fox Cities area. They didn't send any photos and Google Maps doesn't have good satellite photos of the area. Anyone else know anything? Jeff Hale should be able to tell us something, by merely looking out his window! Hey Jeff, do you want the convention in your back ...
by SkyWalker
Wed, Sep 26 2007, 06:04 AM
Forum: Club Discussion
Topic: Patches
Replies: 25
Views: 7199

Re: Patches

Count me in too....I'd want 3 or 4.

"get high on kites"

Jeff Hale
by SkyWalker
Mon, Sep 24 2007, 06:03 PM
Forum: 2007 Kite Festivals
Topic: Kites Over Lake Michigan
Replies: 77
Views: 23649

Re: Kites Over Lake Michigan

A spectator at the KOLM event recently wrote to me asking: "I was at a kite function in Two Rivers recently and really enjoyed it. I loved it all, but fell in love with one show that shows 3 kites doing a show to the music of Over the rainbow. I would like to know who the sax player that played...
by SkyWalker
Fri, Sep 21 2007, 04:44 AM
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FESTIVAL SUGGESTIONS
Replies: 9
Views: 2510

Re: FESTIVAL SUGGESTIONS

Good! Tom, thank you for bringing that up. Let's have some more suggestions for festivals. Chris, was there any kiting security / safety people lined up at the Dekalb festival?? I not talking about police... At our recent KOLM event, we had at least 2 such people on duty at all times. Mike Wagner (...
by SkyWalker
Wed, Sep 19 2007, 07:16 PM
Forum: Team Flying
Topic: Team Fly music
Replies: 31
Views: 11070

Re: Team Fly Music

Eye In The Sky - Alan Parsons Project Rocket Man…Elton John Sailing…Christopher Cross Ride like the Wind…Christopher Cross Mighty Wings…Cheap Trick (Top Gun sndtrk) Fly Away…John Denver Magic…Pilot Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Wizard of Oz) Lets Go Fly a Kite….Marry Poppins Sndtrk (kid...
by SkyWalker
Tue, Sep 18 2007, 05:55 PM
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FESTIVAL SUGGESTIONS
Replies: 9
Views: 2510

Re: Suggestions For Kiters At Festivals

A couple of suggestions for all kiters... index cards with info on the kites and kiters bio's would be helpful. These could be turned in at the sound booth at each festival and would be a *huge* help to anyone running a sound system. I know this takes some effort, and doing bio's of oneself isnt' e...
by SkyWalker
Tue, Sep 18 2007, 05:10 PM
Forum: 2007 Kite Festivals
Topic: One Sky, One World - Fitchburg, WI
Replies: 7
Views: 3600

Re: One Sky, One World - Fitchburg, WI

Mike wrote:Sounds like fun!
Unfortunately, I wont be in town.

For those folks that are available, it's near Madison, WI.
Here's a google map: Click Here


I'm in!!! :up:

Jeff
by SkyWalker
Sat, Aug 11 2007, 02:20 PM
Forum: 2007 Kite Festivals
Topic: Kites Over Lake Michigan
Replies: 77
Views: 23649

Re: Kites Over Lake Michigan

Mike, Thanks for posting our upcoming event (think Grand Haven...only on a smaller scale) :up: Would've done it myself, but wasn't sure it was allowed on here...seeing as this site is sponsored by another kite shop. BTW...you can also add Jerry Houk of MN to the guest list. I was finally able to get...
by SkyWalker
Mon, Jun 25 2007, 11:43 PM
Forum: 2007 Kite Festivals
Topic: Father's Day at Perry Farms
Replies: 86
Views: 22413

Re: Father's Day At Perry Farms

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