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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|

Takeoff coming up

7-12-19  I finished 4 pigeons for Greenland.  My friend's wife Maureen will be flying her own plane there and back.  She will be waiting a weather window but its looking like Sunday for takeoff now.....I expect she will be posting them in about a week and I can start "scanning the skies"  : )

By |2019-07-12T16:38:24-08:00July 12th, 2019|Blog|


7-6-19  Well exciting news -- a friend of mine's wife, Maureen, is flying her private plane to Greenland in a few days.  I think she may be willing to take some pigeons on board and so I have been working hard to get some ready.  I was surprised last night to see how many colors [...]

By |2019-07-06T21:08:26-08:00July 6th, 2019|Blog|

Last Camino + Paris

6-4-19  4th Camino pigeon back --thanks so much Beth !!  Also both pigeons my wife took to Paris came back.  One I did as a commemorative painting in support of the Yellow Vest or Gilets Jaunes movement and you will find it under The Paintings tab  : )

By |2019-06-04T07:59:20-08:00June 4th, 2019|Blog|

Third Camino Pigeon In : )

5-26  Got home from a trip to Oregon and found that the third of the four pigeons from Beth who is hiking the Camino in Spain -- made it back.  Here it is: Yahoo !    

By |2019-05-27T16:13:12-08:00May 27th, 2019|Blog|

Second Pigeon in

5-14-19  The second pigeon from Beth's Camino pilgrimage flew in today.  A scallop / sea shell is the symbol of the Camino and pilgrims often wear one on say their hat to designate their intent.  So this stamp represents the " new dawn " for a pilgrim of a new way of life, new values.......

By |2019-05-14T21:06:33-08:00May 14th, 2019|Blog|

Paris too

05-10-19  My wife is headed to Paris in a week and I am trying to get a couple of pigeons ready.  Also Beth IS on the Camino as she posted a number of shots from the trail on Instagram.  She is carrying 4 pigeons and  probably has mailed one already..... I just added a painting [...]

By |2019-05-10T21:25:53-08:00May 10th, 2019|Blog|