I sent out a newsletter last night to members of the BMK email list. I can’t believe how long it’s been since I sent out a list mail! Not counting the one in August announcing the launch of the Kite Gnome project, it goes all the way back to last May when we kicked off the Moonie Mambas.
Thank you, to everyone that let me build something for you over the past year. 2019 was a great year for me and Blue Moon Kites, the strongest in quite a while! I had a great time building the Moonie Mambas. There’s nothing like a relatively large batch of kites to help you refine techniques and discover a few new tricks. They did take longer to finish up than planned.
Coming into December, I was already running behind, but hoping to have them all finished up by the end of the year. The plan was to get the build queue cleared, and then spend most of January working on long-overdue new kite development. That was until I developed pneumonia just before Christmas! All told, I was off work for the better part of five weeks, which ate up my plan for development time, as well as the little cash cushion I’d been able to set aside. Continue reading “A little news from BMK”