Fall/Winter 2006

This time of year shouts of back-to-school, upcoming elections, fall and winter gardening tips, seasonal change of clothing, football, preparation for lots of family activities and holidays. This might even be the busiest time of the year. The weather is still quite wonderful for kite flying; the air is calmer …

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Spring/Summer 2006

I’ve been rather tardy about updating the newsletter on my site because the weather has been so glorious. Between kite flying and working in my garden, I just haven’t had the time to write. Kites…on a Roll® News We found a website that might really interest you. Visit the link …

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Summer/Fall 2005

I really planned to have a newsletter out by the end of June, but we ended up changing our shopping cart. By the time that was done, Back-to-School-Sales were appearing everywhere. I decided to skip a summer issue and combine the rest of the season with fall. It seems school …

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Spring 2005

As I am writing this it’s snowing. But, the crocuses and snowdrops are peeking through. Before you know it, we will be outside cleaning up after winter winds, preparing gardens for planting, folding away winter apparel and airing out spring clothes. We’ve been getting our products ready too. Read on …

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Fall/Winter 2004

School has started; leaves are turning color; warmer clothing is coming out of storage; football games are everywhere; daylight is shorter. All indicators of the change of seasons. And the winds couldn’t be better for kite flying. Hope you have many chances to take advantage of the steady autumn winds. …

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Summer/Fall 2004

I am writing this as we come to the last day of Spring and the longest day of the year. I don’t know about your Spring, but ours was very wet. We had ducks swimming in our front yard! Plants and kites sat on the sidelines waiting for the rain …

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Winter/Spring 2004

Even though there’s more daylight and garden catalogs stuff our mailboxes, we will still have some snow days. This is the perfect time to pull out your kites and ready them for the first Spring-like weather. Our Kites…on a Roll® patterns are just right for this “can’t wait ‘til it’s …

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Fall/Winter 2003

I finally discovered who I am. According to the New York Times, Sunday August 31 2003, I am a “kidult” or a ”rejuvenile”, a person who wants to keep his or her inner child alive. Kidult Games defines “kidults” as the “adults who take care of the kid inside of …

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Spring/Summer 2003

When I fly my kites I really pay attention to the wind because the strength of the wind determines what kite and string I’m going to use. Unless you have a wind meter, it’s a bit tricky to guess how fast the wind is blowing because you can’t see it. …

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Winter/Spring 2003

Do you realize it has only been 99 years and counting since humanity stopped being earthbound? 2003 is going to be an exciting celebration for flight: it’s the centennial anniversary of the Wright Brothers first flight which took place on December 17, 1903. On that day, Orville and Wilbur Wright …

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