Fall/Winter 2002

I have come across some interesting bits and pieces during the past several months that I want to pass on to you: school ideas, snacks, corporate activities, and decorating tips that will help your kite makers enjoy the wonderful fall winds. I am telling you this so you won’t wonder …

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Spring/Summer 2002

In early April a friend of ours celebrated a major birthday. He asked all his friends and relatives to donate their time to a variety of social agencies in lieu of presents. We offered our time to an agency that helps mothers newly released from prison. The day we volunteered …

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Winter 2001/2002

When I was a little girl, seed catalogs would arrive in our mailbox right after the holidays. I just loved to look at the pictures (especially on those gray, cold days) because they reminded me that flowers were going to bloom soon. While mom plotted her garden, we got our …

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Fall/Winter 2001

It’s amazing how fast the summer has gone by! Back-to-School sales shout from newspaper ads; school athletic teams practice; World Series playoffs and NFL stories are competing for airtime. This can be a hard time for kids. You hear everything from “Mom, I’m so-o-o bored” to “I don’t want school …

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Spring/Summer 2001

It’s coming! Spring! I can hear it in the birds, see it in longer days, find it in the snowdrops peeking up through the cold ground. Along with ordering vegetable seeds, restoring garden tools, cleaning out closets, I’m getting my kites ready for that very first spring-like day. I’m even …

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Fall/Winter 2000

Just step outside. Fall winds are wonderful for kite flying because they are nice and steady. And the smells and colors of autumn enhance the breezes. Just the right wind and off we go! Where I grew up, winter limited our flying. That season was fun until February. By then …

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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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