72/366. Oh what I wouldn’t do to ride in the nose-cone of this beautiful North American B-25J, AGAIN! The ‘Pacific Princess’ is currently parked in Monterey Park, California, but I had the pleasure of a fiery and exciting 2 minute ‘dummy drop’ flight at Eloy, Arizona. The military was testing for deployment data of a…
59/366. Drifting towards the Skydive Arizona wind tunnel in a balloon, the green strip of grass around the swooping pond stands out in the early morning desert.
27/366. Balloons cruise towards the wind tunnel at Eloy. We savoured the view from our short bus, used to pick up both the skydiving and non-skydiving passengers.
25/366. Playing with fire …. mesmerizing Poi.
24/366. Shira, Curtis and Sarah are having a blast in the wind tunnel.
23/366. Burner packing up the balloon on an absolutely beautiful night …. compressing the air out of the envelope.
12/366. What a joy to see the balloons shuffle across the Arizona sKY and desert.
Another gorgeous Saturday has passed here in Eloy, Arizona. And with the setting of a blazing fireball sun on this most notable of days, I have blissfully accepted the challenge of a future which leaves me lightheaded and excited, confused and afraid. I have come to the full realization that, yes, on Monday, me and…