You may or may not have noticed that I haven’t posted or commented on blogs since last Thursday. It’s quite possible that you’ve enjoyed the silence, but I’m back now! I have a good excuse. Really, I do. We were out of town for an event that even I was surprised I wanted to see: the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
When I made these plans back in May, I thought it was my sense of adventure developing. Now, I realize it was more likely temporary insanity. Had I been in my right mind, I would’ve thought twice about attending an event that can draw up to 100,000 people a day (I normally go out of my way to avoid crowds.)
If I’d been thinking straight, I would have realized seven hours in the car with our two argument-prone sons would have tested what little patience I claim to have. I confirmed without question that the drive home from vacation is longer than the drive to the destination. (As we passed through the town on our way home, we halfway joked about leaving our whiny, cranky, younger son standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona.)
Although we went to see balloons- lots of them, we ended up doing much more than that. I’ll write about the highs and lows of the trip in several upcoming posts. We just got home today and I’m exhausted, so I’ll just leave you with one more picture, ‘til next time 🙂