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Saturday, November 28, 2009

rocket day 2009

Do you all remember when we went to fly rockets here last year? Well, this year was postponed until now due to the farmers being unable to harvest. Here is how our day started. We were so blessed to have a fairly warm day with lots of sun! (but oh, look at all that mud)
I should add here that I actually forgot my camera and used my daughters little tiny Samsung and they turned pretty good.


Plenty of time to scope for rockets and just hang out.




Here are some fun neighboring rockets.


Here is dad's very special bigger rocket this year that I sadly didn't get good photo of and forgot to get one with my honey when he earned his special launching certificate.
(i will try to get that later)
I also didn't get a photo of our son Dylan who is 17 and worked hard on the rockets and did most of the clean up packing while dad took the littles to fly theirs. He also had to walk very far to find his rocket when it came down. Thanks son.


The kid's rockets...



Rocket man...


Grampa came to watch and shoot videos.



Blast off!!

That is T and Dad up there.
Watch for it....




It's getting late.....


Time to go home.....

Thanking the Lord for a wonderful family day.

1 comment:

stacy said...

wow! what a cool thing to do!

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