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there's a joke hidden somewhere in this photo....

The Energizer Bunny takes off - he has a 15-30 minute head start...

The 37th annual Great Balloon Race (http://www.greatforestparkballoonrace.com ) is was held on Sat September 15, 2007. The balloons are all setup close together in a large field and then they started inflating slowly. The race is called a "tortoise and hare" race because a lead balloon takes off and lands at a distant area - the "tortoise". The other balloons take off one by one(the "hares") and find the lead balloon. Once they find the lead balloon they drop a sack of birdseed as close as possible to that balloon. The balloon that drops their sack of birdseed closest to the "tortoise" wins the race.

This event took place in Forest Park (http://stlouis.missouri.org/citygov/parks/forestpark ) which is in the center of St Louis and is 40% bigger than Central Park in New York City.

Have a great weekend!!!!

(constructive critique is welcome)

coming soon -
a small car show -
the St Louis Air Show - from high up in the hills above the air field:
Photos of the Chain of Rocks Bridge
A drive up the scenic Mississipi River with Fall colors
A tour of the St Louis Botanical Gardens
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Comments on this photo:

Nov 24 2007 16:31 GMT fourdeadpresidents

If you didn't say anything I wouldn't have even noticed.

That's great!!!!
Nov 24 2007 16:51 GMT Minou
Cool picture !
Nov 24 2007 17:27 GMT hans55 PRO
very good capture !!!
Nov 24 2007 17:38 GMT bennystr
Fabulous shot!
Nov 24 2007 17:56 GMT Lensvision
I don't see it.....
Nov 24 2007 18:45 GMT Haw59 PRO
You light a fire under me and I would take off early too. :-))
Nov 24 2007 20:49 GMT PhotoPro PRO
LV - butt + ? = flame
Nov 25 2007 01:01 GMT wifey
Sometimes it takes more than batteries to get going someone's gotta light your butt on fire! Splendid series!!
Nov 25 2007 02:02 GMT Sweetoes PRO
ROFL! Great shot hon!
Nov 25 2007 02:32 GMT Nina97
Nice Pic
Nov 25 2007 12:25 GMT sweetjane
Nov 29 2007 02:07 GMT Pueo PRO
I thought the flaming gas jets would come OUT of the bunny... I guess this guy's endothermic.
Nov 29 2007 06:21 GMT PhotoPro PRO
hahaha - that's good Pueo!!
Dec 04 2007 13:03 GMT elbeaver
its huge