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A Balloon's Life II

A Balloon’s Life II

Once I floated high, free
Full of self
Drifting contently
Carefree life
Inflated, never dated
Not deflated
A joy
To girls and a boy… 98 more words


Guess the Gender Elephant

We had the gender reveal party yesterday, it’s a GIRL!!! Everyone is so excited, even the parents didn’t know.

The cartoon style elephant I painted was a great hit, guests painted pink or blue circles (their gender guess). 61 more words

Russian balloonist lands safely in Australia after 11 days

From the Blade

CANBERRA, Australia — A cold and exhausted 65-year-old Russian balloonist came back to Earth with a bruising thud in the Australian Outback today after claiming a new world record by flying solo around the world nonstop in 11 days, officials said. 544 more words



​And then

The smile swept me

Into the air

And up I went

Like a hot air balloon

And the occasional laughs

Knocked down

The rest of my consciousness… 20 more words


"Why haven't we seen a photograph of the whole Earth yet?"*...

Although it is often dismissed as a comedy moment, an amusing episode in the history of flight, ballooning had a profound effect on the epistemological model of being in the world and viewing landscape.

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Russian balloonist Fyodor Konyukhov breaks world record

Fyodor Konyukhov’s balloon was said to have passed directly over the airfield in the Australian town of Northam where he began his journey 11 days ago. 249 more words


Imagine Balloon Card

Hey there Peeps! Ginny here dropping in to share a card I created with fabby trims from Really Reasonable Ribbon, gold foiling, flowers and die cuts. 154 more words

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