Bankhead Adventures

15 June 2008

Kite Flying

One great thing about living near large bodies of water is that there is always a breeze, making kite-flying a year-round activity. In fact, one local park has a designated "Kite Flying Area" where hard-core kite fliers show off their skills and stunts with their $400 kites. James and Sadie and their $5 Thomas the Train kite were not intimidated by the seasoned veterans, however. Sadie put them all to shame by successfully executing the no-hands-eyes-closed kite flying trick. And instead of being impressed by the fancy kite-flying going on around him, James was entranced by the digger and compactor he spotted just outside the park.


  • Amy your blog is charming as ever. I'm so glad adding another baby to the fam hasn't caused you to lose any wit.

    By Blogger Amy, at 11:46 PM  

  • Amy, did the Bankheads require you to learn the proper names of large construction vehicles as a prerequisite to the marriage? I know how Paul is about his professional grade equipment. Lila, still calls them all "snorts". (See 'Are You My Mother?' if you don't know why.)

    By Blogger Johnny, at 6:42 AM  

  • I feel comfortable channeling the girls interests into dreams about adult vocations. Grace - animanls - Vet, Lille - school - teacher.

    I can't quite embrace Maxwell's fervor for all things with wheels. Yesterday he told me that when he grows up he will buy a motorcycle and a race car. Then he went home and played with his cars making them "die" and crash.

    James will be a construction driver, and Maxwell will be an organ donor.

    By Blogger Catherine M., at 8:41 PM  

  • Amy! Wow, glad to see you guys are doing so well. Darren and I were just talking about you the other day--it was all good stuff :) What beautiful kids you have. Congratulations to you and Paul!

    By Blogger LaChelle, at 2:11 PM  

  • is sweet little sadie flying that kite?! your family is so cute you guys. paul when are you going to come visit us again? we love the name sadie by the way it is one of our favorite names, good choice!

    By Blogger Travis & Tanya, at 8:35 AM  

  • Wow Sadie is getting so big. Yet again, Tractors beat out other forms of entertainment for James! -julia

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 7:26 PM  

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