Charles and Maxine Rogers

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CIMG0262.JPGA very large kite55 viewsThis monster is a "signature" item at the festival. It is able to fly in both light and moderately heavy winds. It has always been up by the time we arrive and it seems to stay up the entire time. I once took a look at the lines that held it. They were attached to the bumper of a large pickup. Less massive display kites were anchored to stakes in the ground.
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CIMG0273.JPGMore display kites47 viewsNote the "leaning tower" in the background. This was a high rise under construction that was damaged by Hurricane Ike. It eventually was taken "down" sometime in about 2010 or 1011.
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CIMG0281.JPGOne Kite with a long tail45 views
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CIMG0286.JPGFormation Flying 1 of 348 views
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CIMG0287.JPGFormation Flying 2 of 347 views
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CIMG0288.JPGFormation Flying 3 of 348 views
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CIMG2206.JPGCrowd in 201244 views
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CIMG2215.JPGIndividual Flyer 1 of 460 viewsThis sequence illustrates flying one of these things is an "activity"
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CIMG2216.JPGInfividual Flyer 2 of 447 viewsThis sequence illustrates flying one of these things is an "activity"
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CIMG2217.JPGIndividudal Flyer 3 of 446 viewsThis sequence illustrates flying one of these things is an "activity"
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CIMG2218.JPGIndividual Flyer 4 of 4 49 viewsThis sequence illustrates flying one of these things is an "activity"
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CIMG2222.JPGCrowd on a Pleasant Day48 viewsThat is Bill and Bonnie Hagan in the front row.
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CIMG2223.JPGCrowd on a Pleasant Day 249 viewsThis time Bill and Bonnie (and Maxine) knew they were being photographed.
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CIMG2224.JPGCrowd on a Pleasant Day 349 viewsJim and Jan Gee
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CIMG4770.JPGPhantom of the Opera 1 of 345 viewsTwo flyiers in costume
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CIMG4772.JPGPhantom of the Opera 2 of 344 viewsActually it was kind of cute.
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CIMG4773.JPGPhantom of the Opera 3 of 344 viewsBut it doesn't look like so much in a still photo
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CIMG4786.JPGCrowd on a cold day 55 viewsNeva Maxine Charles
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CIMG4789.JPGGroup of 5 kites on the ground 1 of 251 viewsWhile harder to see, the take off and landings on the ground are among the more intricate moves.
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CIMG4790.JPGGroup of 5 kites on the ground 2 of 243 viewsThese kites are controlled with four strings.
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CIMG5381.JPGPeople on a nice day51 viewsJean and Guy
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CIMG5384.JPGCrowd on a nice day60 views
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CIMG5389.JPGSix Fliers 50 viewsEach person was controlling one kite using four strings.
   
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