One of my former co-workers took this fabulous picture yesterday of a hot air balloon rising from the grounds of a school about a mile from my house. The wind conditions and temperatures must have been perfect this week for flying.
Today I was pulling up morning glories in my daylily garden and I heard the swishing noise a ballon makes when it rises. I looked over the tree tops and there were two beautiful balloons floating by. I wanted to yell to them "you forgot me!" They were only visible for a few minutes and then I had to get back to work. I must say, I seem to be winning the war against the morning glories this year and my lillies have been more beautiful than they've been in years. I think having consistent rainfall this spring has had a lot to do with it. I'll post some pictures in a few days.
In 2001, I took this picture of a shadow of a balloon I was riding in in Sedona, Arizona. I probably won't get to go up again because the cost has more than doubled since then, but I sure loved it!