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Up, Up, and Away!

Today's episode has us meeting up with Michelle Lombard from Arizona. Michelle is really rocking her retirement adventure bucket list with adventures like hot air ballooning! This is a great conversation as it is an adventure I want to take soon!!! What is it like flying without a tether? Michelle isn't afraid of stepping out of her comfort zone and into retirement like the rock star she is! Are you ready to fly with us???

Show Notes

01:03 A life lesson from Curt's book Fix the Problem and Other Life Lessons from a Pragmatic Dad. You can get it here: 

Sand and Sea Coffee: You can get it here for 10% off:

03:40 Michelle tells us about her first hot air balloon ride! What a great birthday present!

05:53 Our discussion about "landing" spots.

06:45 Baskets and burners conversation here.

07:33 How high can a hot air balloon go? We talk about that subject here.

09:55 How much does a hot air balloon ride cost? Find out here.

10:55 How long is a typical ride? Find out here.

11:10 Rainbow Riders information here:

12:16 Learn all about the hot air balloons here:

16:23 What is it like inside the basket during flight? Michelle talks about that here.

17:24 How is landing in a hot air balloon? We talk about that here.

19:38 Ground crew information here.

20:22 How do you become a hot air balloon pilot? Find out here:

21:38 Michelle recommends going to a "glow." What is that? Find out here about glows:

26:00 When is riding in a hot air balloon not recommended? Find out here.

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