Aside from the purple dinosaur, these two balloons were my next favorites:
The sun was right behind the launch field, so it was tough to take clear photos.
As the day bled into evening, a translucent green balloon passed over the sun, creating a beautiful eclipse effect.
Here are a few photos of the balloons on the ground.
And here are a few more of them in the sky.
LOIS GRESH is the New York Times Best-Selling Author (6 times), Publishers Weekly Best-Selling Paperback Author, Publishers Weekly Best-Selling Paperback Children’s Author, and editor of 27 books and 50+ short stories. Her books have been published in approximately 20 languages. Current books are dark short story collection ELDRITCH EVOLUTIONS, DARK FUSIONS, and THE HUNGER GAMES COMPANION. Lois has received Bram Stoker Award, Nebula Award, Theodore Sturgeon Award, and International Horror Guild Award nominations for her work. Visit her blog at http://loisgresh.blogspot.comand her Book View Cafe shelf at http://bookviewcafe.com/bookstore/bvc-author/lois-gresh/.