Seaside, OR, US

by Dennis Lee
(Washington (state, NOT D.C.), US)


Just a tiny kite, one of several on this trip. This is a DC made from mylar wrapping paper and small (2x30 mm sticks). The size determinate was the mylar sheet size. The grandson is just learning.

One of the big joys of MBK trashbag kites is giving them away at the beach to youngsters without kites.

Thanks.

P.S. I sent a few photos not knowing that only the last would show up. So sorry, no photo of the kite, but only of the joy and wonder!

(NOTE: Multiple image upload is coming, but I can't put a date on it, sorry... T.P.)

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Pity about the pics, but thanks for contributing. There must be quite a few happy kids down at your beach! Who knows, some might end up being airline pilots one day... T.P.

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