Spring 2013

Kites…on a Roll® Newsletter: Spring 2013! Time to Make a Kite Even though we are going through some rough weather, Spring is just around the corner. My daffodils are pushing through the soil, birds seem to be chirping more–the air just smells differently. Time to get the kites made or …

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Winter 2012/2013

Kites…on a Roll® Newsletter: Make Kite Crafts during cold months or as gifts! I think Kite Making and Kite Flying are like gardening; there’s prepping, enjoying, harvesting and cleaning up/repairing to be ready for the next year. We have had a gorgeous autumn with many kite flying days. But the …

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Summer/Fall 2012

The last time I “talked” with you, we were experiencing a very early spring. It was wonderful. We are now begging for rain and a break in the heat and sunny weather. I guess we are never satisfied. Hopefully, your summer is going well, and that you have had lots …

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Winter/Early Spring 2012

I just had to put Early Spring, especially since a large number of gardening catalogs are arriving in my mailbox. Everyday is that much closer to Spring. Definitely time to bring out your kites, repair them, fold them away carefully and check your string. Making kites is also a good …

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Fall 2011

Sometimes I combine seasons for my newsletter. This time I just don’t have the heart to write Fall/Winter 2011. Tomatoes are just turning, deer still have a warm tawny colored coat, crickets are chirping and high school bands are practicing. Kites…on a Roll® News Wildwood NJ is the site for …

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Summer 2011

Rain, rain, rain. That was most of our spring with limited kite flying weather. The long duration of rain did allow us to make and decorate lots of kites so we could be ready for that moment when the rain stopped and the sun sparkled. As I write this, it …

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Spring 2011

When I went to celebrate the Chinese New Year I opened the best fortune: “It is a happy talent to know how to play.” What a great philosophy! I keep this posted by my computer to remind me about the importance of play. Kite flying is certainly play and I …

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Fall/Winter 2010

As an adult, I don’t have to go to school, but I can take many of the adult- ed classes offered. I recently enrolled in the study of Ben Franklin and am finding him to be such an amazing person. Of course his study of electricity and the use of …

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Summer 2010

National Kite Month was quite successful, lots of kites and kiting events held all over the country. Even though the month is over, there are some special days this summer that would definitely encourage kite flying: June 21–Summer Solstice, flying late on the longest day of the year; June 27–Sunglasses …

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Spring 2010

Spring is on its way!!!! Daylight lasts longer, seed catalogs arrive in the mail, garden and boat shows excite visitors, and National Kite Month is on the calendar. Kites…on a Roll® News National Kite Month is scheduled from March 27, 2010 to May 2, 2010. Visit www.nationalkitemonth.org for loads of …

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