We went out to fly kits with a young friend of ours during the heat of the afternoon--which is why for the most part the field is so empty, most people prefer to wait till the sun starts setting. Quite wise of them. By the time we got hungry and left for dinner, I counted 2 dozen kites in the sky, and we knew more would be going up as the afternoon progressed. So many kites in a limited space means you have to have some skills as a flier--I witnessed a few crashed perpetuated by less-than-expert handlers.
The precise moment when her hawk-kite decided to attack Angel.
Did you know that rainbow-patterned kites can be used for practicing the names of colors in English?
Not everyone flying a kite is their with their family or children. There's quite a few older adults who come out with some pretty impressive kite-flying equipment, like this gentleman. You can tell by the looks of that reel that he means business when it comes to flying a kite for hours at a time.
Just one more little reason that we're loving it here. Angel has always loved kites. He had one back in Michigan that he'd get out from time to time to fly in our yard when a strong breeze was blowing. It's pretty awesome to come to a place where it's not the least bit unusual for grown men to enjoy flying these gaudy little contraptions.
When's the last time you flew a kite?