Pete's New Balloon
The glow from the sunset and all around the horizon after sunset was especially brilliant this day.
This was the first flight Pete Brunner did in his new ballloon with 4 passenges; Paul, Grady and two friends of Grady's got to be the test passengers. He was happy with the performance. I Chased so I got this shot from the ground at Mrs. Johnson's field where he landed.
Mrs. Johnsons propery where the trees are in the background is one of the very, very few old ranch properties left in the area. Everything for 360 degrees around her is being develped. She is a hold out to all of the sprawling suburbia taking over our beloved balloon country.
To my fellow, local balloonists: I know you're viewing this because everywhere I go now balloon people tell me they see my pix on flickr. So do me a favor and comment to let me know you stopped by!