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Takin' the Blog for a Walk

Join Waukesha resident Brien Lee and his blog, Sir Fido, as they explore the city and report on the interesting things they find.

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Ready. Set. Play!

full of hot air

Today was the Fourth Annual Worldwide Day of Play, as if I needed a legitimate excuse to go hot air ballooning. Really, any excuse will do when it comes to crewing.

Crewing was a bit different this morning. The dark sky was calm and clear at six this morning so I knew the flight would be good. Two balloons launched with passengers at sunrise in the northwest corner of Waukesha County and headed northwest through Washington County. The balloon we were chasing had pretty good speed, (we clocked it at 40 mph when it was overhead,) and it wasn't long before it entered Dodge County.

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