Flying was difficult today. I had a wind blowing at about 7 mph, which, it turns out, is too slow. Also it was blowing southward (unusual!), so I can't look up without looking right into our blazing sun.
I stuck it out for an hour, but I probably was only aloft for a sixth of that duration. Finally, I just sat in a shadow with my book for a bit.
As a bonus, I also got to visit pals who don't work at my company now (but did in past days), so it was 2x catching-up-with-folks today.
This is a good switch from our months of almost-no-rain up until now-ish.
I might want a tail for this wing. It was circling past its top point and diving back toward ground a lot. I think a tail would control this a bit (or possibly my skill is just lacking).
I don't think I saw a rabbit unwind that way. Usually, a rabbit is such an anxious animal.
I took a walk out to my flying spot, but found that I had no knot in my string. I don't do this much, so I don't know how to fashion a good knot at all. I finally just did a bunch of bad knots, and that was okay!
So far so good...
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