Winter 2013/14

Kites…on a Roll® Newsletter:Winter 2013/14 Prepare for Kiting! I received my first garden catalog today; days are getting longer in the northeast (tho it doesn’t seem it); the holidays will soon be over. Before you know it, signs of Spring will appear. Time to repair older kites, build new kites …

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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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