The Black Balloon – March 7.2011

By Neil Eskelin, Daily Jump Start

On the streets of New York City a balloon salesman knew how to attract a crowd.

Before making his first sale, he took a white balloon, filled it with helium gasand it floated into the air on the string. Next, he inflated a red balloon andthen a yellow one. As children gathered around to buy his wares, a little  boy looked up at the balloons and eventually asked, “Mister, if you filled a black balloon, would it go up, too?” The man bent down and looked the boy in the eyes and said, “Of course. It’s not the color of the balloon, it’s what’s inside that makes it rise.”

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About Robynn

Robynn Jaymes has spent her whole life in radio… 30 years!! And almost half of them have been at Star Country. Originally from Cincinnati, Robynn came to the area as a Liberty University student. Along with all things country music, Robynn is a big fan of Football!—The Virginia Tech Hokies, The Washington Redskins and, of course, the Cincinnati Bengals. And also, “I’m addicted to the Weather Channel,” she says. Right now, Robynn is a big fan if the music coming from Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum and Kenny Chesney! Robynn is also a winner of the Billboard Air Personality of the Year award. Hear all new Warm & Fuzzies with Robynn M-F at 11:45AM!

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