I found a balloon on my ride home today!

It was really windy, and I was scooting home from work on Tijeras, right before it becomes MLK, and this balloon got swept up by a gust of wind and flew directly in front of my scooter. It was too good to resist-- I reached out and caught it!

I came home and grabbed my camera to take a picture of it attached to my scooter, but it blew away while I was trying to take it. Have you seen it?

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Comment by Masshole in Fringecrest on August 7, 2008 at 6:40pm
If you love a balloon set it free....
Comment by cathyray on August 8, 2008 at 9:02am
it has flown away to balloon heaven!
Comment by chantal on August 8, 2008 at 9:31am
Are you doing some kind of fictional Balloon Fiesta foreshadowing?
Comment by mombat on August 8, 2008 at 9:34am
Aww, too bad, but now maybe all of its balloon friends will return for you.
Comment by Nora on August 8, 2008 at 9:37am
@chantal If I am, I'm certainly not aware of it.
Comment by Tricross on August 8, 2008 at 9:56am
We have your balloon and we have a pin. Give us the scooter and camera and the balloon won't get hurt.
Comment by jeff on August 8, 2008 at 12:55pm
once i was taking off from santa monica airport and climbing out at about 750' when a red balloon (yes, red) appeared in front of me and i watched the thing zip by quite quickly, just to my left. i called the tower to report a small red balloon at 750' on the upwind - they got a chuckle out of it.
made me wonder what a balloon strike would be like...
Comment by magoo on August 10, 2008 at 12:41am
one time, at band camp.........(oops, wrong story)..................

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