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2008 AKA Convention: Day 5

Don’t ignore the small things — the kite flies because of its tail. Hawaiian Proverb Has it been 5 days already? Could this really be the last update I need to write for this 31st AKA Convention and Grand Nationals? They have been a lot of un to write but, somedays it can be a […]

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2008 AKA Convention: Day 4

I said who am I to blow against the wind (Paul Simon) Below, in between Calvin and the Baseball guy, you can find a picture of Paul Lamaster’s better side. I spared you a pic of the bright yellow rev he was flying however,but, given the kind of weather we had today, thats about as […]

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2008 AKA Convention: Day 3

“Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.” – Winston Churchill Given today is the day the kitemaking judging mostly happens on, how about we start with some art kites, show above and made by…. There’s an entire room of them that I discovered this morning on whats a usual routine for me. I’ll […]

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2008 AKA Convention: Day 2

We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. (John Barresi’s fortune cookie) And thus, Wednesday morning dawned and it was Day 3 at the 2008 AKA Convention. Much like Tuesday, the weather started out really nice, a clear blue sky without a single cloud lurking anywhere on the horizon. Despite the large […]

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2008 AKA Convention: Day 1

The AKA is going to the dogs. Ok, there, I’ve said it. Of course, some context with respect to that brash statement may be in order. You see, upon arriving at the massive Eisenhower Hotel complex, the AKA (and all of us who are here) found that there is also a Rhodesian Ridgeback convention running […]

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