Blip: Full Of Hot Air

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Just an observation for you this morning: if your entire understanding of human life came from car and truck ads, you’d think hot air ballooning was an extremely common pastime that pretty much everyone did. Maybe it’s a shame it isn’t?

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A Drop of Hell, A Touch of Strange

Is there anyway to steer these things or control anything besides altitude or do you just try to bring it down when you see an open area, the wind is low and it starts getting dark?