As I recall, you didn't want to stand downwind from the bottle-rocket launch. But it seems you were always downwind from something at the Pendroy Invitational Track Meet. I remember the year we decided to let the kids run downwind in the gentle Pendroy breezes. Some records set for sure!
And a Glad Syttende Maj to any Norwegian Strange-Trippers. Should have had a picture of some lutefisk....