Look What Landed in My Yard This Morning.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Gracefulspice, Aug 15, 2007.

  1. Gracefulspice

    Gracefulspice Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    No...thank goodness not a hawk. Much more beautiful.
    [​IMG] This picture was across the street from my driveway.
    [​IMG] Same here, but a closer view.
    [​IMG] He walked the balloon out of the soy bean feild so he wouldn't damage the crops! Kudo's!!
    [​IMG]. Walked it about 50 yards to the hay field, and kept going.
    [​IMG] He finally lets it rest on the corner of the feild that the farmer uses for access to the feild.
    [​IMG]My daughter and I walked down for a closer look. You can see the man pulling the balloon down.
    [​IMG] Balloon is Down [​IMG]
    [​IMG] Then he squeezes the air out.
    As a result of this wonderful surprise this morning, my daughter was late for daycare and I was late for work. Oh well!! It was worth the show. [​IMG] And my chickens.....well they were nowhere to be found...lol
    We did find them hiding in the coop once they took the balloon away.
  2. chickbea

    chickbea Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2007
  3. broncbuster07

    broncbuster07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2007
    Waxahachie, TX
    Now, that's something you don't see every day! Chickens thought it was gonna eat them! [​IMG]
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Now THAT is a neat way to start the day. I can see the expression on your boss's face [​IMG] .....im sorry im late....but I had a balloon land in my yard. [​IMG] Thanks for shareing!
  5. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
    Very cool. Close to where I live, they are having the Great Falls Balloon Festival this weekend, in Lewiston, Maine. It's 3 days of launching hot air balloons, some of the shapes are amazing! We went last year with DD. The let you get so close to the balloons when they are filling them up that you can touch them.
  6. Wolfpacker

    Wolfpacker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2007
    I read a lot of hot air on this site, but that's ridiculous!!! [​IMG]
  7. schmoo

    schmoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2007
    West MI.
    Thats awesome! I love balloons. [​IMG]

    OT- Gracefulspice you mentioned soybeans, do you know if chickens eat them? We have a TON around here.
  8. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

    Jul 14, 2007
    EXIT 109 on 95
    would love to do a trip in one, its 150 per person for 4 hours, did a teathered balloon one time only up 1000 feet but definately got me thinking I want to do the real thing
  9. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    How cool !! [​IMG]
  10. Gracefulspice

    Gracefulspice Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Quote:I have no idea if chickens like soybean or not. We hve lots here too. Mabey I'll have to pick some and find out?

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