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Dagmara Lizlovs
Happy Thanksgiving Dan and everyone. I hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving and that everyone got their Black Friday deals and fill of football (mixed bag in Michigan – Lions won, Wolverines lost). I did not have as interesting a Thanksgiving as Stu did (thankfully no one was hurt). I had lots of time with family and not much time to write. It is now the First Advent. I think that many of our Church Advent meditiations that we get in booklets, pamphlets etc. are somewhat saccharin. Most of the time, we approach spirituality with good feel affirmations. This goes… Read more »
Stu
Happy Thanksgiving to you as well Dan. Out here on Long Island we had a little surprise for our turkey day. A small airship crash landed safely in a school ball field on Thanksgiving day. The airship was a single engine, open seat affair, kind of like a ultralight float plane fuselage attached to a helium gasbag. The airship was on an advertising task for a local college financing company with it’s banner pinned to the sides of the hull. (see the story at newsday.com) The pilot, who was from Atlanta, was into his third hour of flight after departing… Read more »
Dagmara Lizlovs

Reminds me of the time back in 1990 Detroit Thanksgiving Day Parade when Chilly Willy the Penguin balloon escaped from his handlers and headed off to Canada.

http://mittenhistory.com/2012/11/22/americas-thanksgiving-day-parade/

I also heard a story about Chilly Willy spooking a private pilot during this incident who thought he saw a UFO. 🙂

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