Maryland
(cont'd)

 

 


 

Gary and Carol helped me get into my harness and attached the rest of my balloons. A number of hot-air balloons were there to fly and began to inflate beside me.

 

 

 

 

 

The day had been very still, but now a slight breeze picked up -- blowing toward the northeast, away from the Washington SFRA, which was just perfect.

I had Gary and Carol release me, and up I went.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continued....