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Issue 66: From the Editor

Welcome, we’ve done our very best to round up a wide variety of articles and reports for this 66th issue of Kitelife Magazine… We’re just about half way through the primary kiting season now, with a number of major events and festivals just coming up on the horizon, it’s our distinct pleasure to try and […]

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Issue 66: Kites… Life.

It’s always interesting when it comes time for me to write one of these, with so much going on I find myself having trouble distinguishing between personal and “kiting”… Quite frankly, for me, there might not be much distinction. Some semi-random thoughts, observations… Chinese Counterfeits As cited in David Gomberg’s article from our last issue, we’re […]

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Issue 66: AKA Corner

May this find you well and thinking about, or doing things with, kites. Here in northeast USA the Indoor Kite Flying and kite making workshop season has slowly come to an end and the kite festival season is in full swing. Here is the latest from the AKA. Here is a little story about a […]

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Issue 66: Dave’s World – An Inaugural Event in Vietnam

Invitations to “The Dance of the East Sea” came in late-February. This was the first large international festival organized in Vietnam and we quickly accepted. We had to! Departure was about three weeks away and airline seats were going fast! As it turned out, our electronic visas arrived 15 minutes before we left the house […]

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Issue 66: Dave’s World – Art Displays in Berck

My first morning in France, I went down to breakfast and asked for an omelet. The one they brought was very small. I asked the waiter and he told me they only used one egg. “After all”, he said, “in France, one egg is un oeuf(enough)! Hey — if you don’t like it — don’t […]

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Issue 66: Drachen Archives – Gold for the Serious Kite Researcher

On a recent trip to the National Art Education Association convention, held this year in Minneapolis, MN, I was reminded of the value of walking away from the crowds and finding that special “happy hunting ground” for those of us interested in all things kite.  On trips to Japan, these getaways almost always involve ukiyo-e […]

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Issue 66: News Reel

“Garbage Moguls” – A new reality show about Terracycle Written by Reenita Malhotra – Published on April 22nd, 2009 Posted in Eco-entrepreneurs, Film And Television Question: What do you get when you mix a team of extremely creative geeks with a whole lot of trash? Answer: Terracycle… In the words of Tom Szaky, this is […]

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Issue 66: Kite Poems

A Kite author unknown I often sit and wish that I Could be a kite up in the sky, And ride upon the wind and go Whichever way I chanced to blow. Kite Song Elaine V. Emans All the other seasons Added up together Never can compare With kite-flying weather! Like a bird skimming Across […]

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Issue 66: Kite Comics

This issue marks the first set of kite cartoons we’ve had made for Kitelife Magazine, courtesy of Dan Thompson (Funny Cartoonist)… These two were just made “off the cuff”, but we’d like to start sending Dan some photos for inspiration now and then, photos which might aptly display some of the humorous situations we sometimes […]

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Issue 66: Featured Store (WindPower Sports)

Each month we’ll be featuring one of the fine retailers who have been so supportive of Kitelife and other areas of the kiting community…The retailers you’ll find here are established, proven vendors. WindPower Sports 3111 S Valley View Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89102 702-220-4340 Floor space: Retail store 600 sq ft; 1,600 sq ft […]

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