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Back home again

11-09-19  I have been on a road trip to Georgia, South and North Carolina, Kentucky and Tennessee over the last month -- so I have not been adding any posts.  I was hoping when I returned that one or both of the two pigeons that my friend Peter posted in Iran would have made it [...]

By |2019-11-09T19:50:27-08:00November 9th, 2019|Blog|

Not yet

10-7-19  Well, my pigeons from Iran are not back yet...... but I did finish another Surfing painting for the country of Motu.  This one is a distant view of a surfer coming out of a tube......  

By |2019-10-07T17:21:10-08:00October 7th, 2019|Blog|

A classmate’s husband

09-27-19  I went to my 50th high school class reunion last weekend.  There I met a classmate Janet whose husband accidentally learned about my paintings.  His name is Robby Rudine a.k.a. Dogfish and he does stamp art as well !  He calls his outfit the nation of Tui Tui.  Very cool and  in fact he [...]

By |2019-10-01T08:18:22-08:00September 27th, 2019|Blog|

Paintings to Iran

09-11-19  A friend of mine, Peter, is headed to Iran today for a tour. He agreed to take a couple of pigeons and so I worked real hard yesterday and into the night to get 2 done.  I met him this morning at his house and he got my ziplock packet.  Yahoo !

By |2019-09-11T18:15:57-08:00September 11th, 2019|Blog|

Polar Bear

8-30-19   As promised -- here is a shot of the 4th pigeon.  Not sure why the legal stamp was applied upside down ?  Perhaps to signal the plight of the polar bears with global warming......

By |2019-08-30T21:41:54-08:00August 30th, 2019|Blog|

Greenland Pigeon

Hi all -- the 4th and final pigeon made it back while I was on vacation.  It is of a polar bear.  Will post an image soon.

By |2019-08-29T16:29:47-08:00August 29th, 2019|Blog|

The pigeon that didn’t go…..

8-6-19  I painted an extra pigeon for Maureen's flights to Greenland which did not go.  I don't like to burden people with too many pigeons  : )  Here it is---   The Neqajaq is a famous powerful barrier wind that blows parallel to the coastline in Greenland.  This view is how I imagine icebergs look [...]

By |2019-08-06T14:40:24-08:00August 6th, 2019|Blog|

First pigeon from the Greenland trip makes it in

08-05-19   Very happy to report the first pigeon from Maureen's flights to Greenland has made it back home.....this one mailed on the way in Nova Scotia.  I love the Canadian stamp she chose and the rain lilke drops of the cancellation.  Its a King Eider Duck..  Yahoo !

By |2019-08-05T19:18:01-08:00August 5th, 2019|Blog|


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By |2019-08-01T09:57:25-08:00August 1st, 2019|Comments|

Two pigeons flying : )

8-1-19  Received word over the last few days that Maureen has mailed 2 of the 4 pigeons.  One from Nova Scotia and one from an island off of Newfoundland.  Yahoo !  Time to start watching the mailbox......

By |2019-08-01T09:15:27-08:00August 1st, 2019|Blog|