Failure to Launch

Here we are again: testing out our promotional goodies like responsible adults. In this episode, Ashley, Chuck, and Chris try to make the most of a kite sent by none other than the clever Kite Runner marketing folks. (Awww.)  Unfortunately, the wind was sort of ... circular ... today.

A lot of inspirational things were said during the actual flight attempts, but none more moving to the core than Chuck's dramatic reading of the kite-flying instructions, which were included with the kite, and which I have attached here:
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Here we have Ashley getting acquainted with kite in the Current's stylish, worn-asphalt parking lot. (Note the lovely ruby-tinged trees behind her. Yes, those leaves were dancing.)
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Next up: Ashley attempts to run ... eerrrr ... launch kite.
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After several failed flight attempts, Chuck became entangled in kite's tail and string.
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Chuck eventually worked himself free, just in time to assist expert-kite-flyer-in-residence (and altogether fun publisher) Chris Sexson.
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When even Chris's glorious effort came to nothing, we got back to making the news ...
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... until the next goodie-box arrives, anyway.
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