Domino – It’s me !
This is a self portrait done by me for my 60th birthday. Its pretty close to how I look — graying hair and mustache, balding, glasses……. There is some subtle humor in the waved cancellation because I used to have wavy black hair when I was young. You will notice the postmark lists it as mailed on October 30, 2010. The place was a very small town of Penasco, New Mexico on the “high road” between Sante Fe and Taos. I really wanted to get my pigeon postmarked exactly on my birthday and pulled into the post office in this town at 2 mintues to 12 noon, unaware that the post office closed at 12 noon. Wish shoe — just made it : ). You notice the Winslow Homer US stamp — he is my favorite artist. While I like his oil paintings — its is his watercolors that I admire the most. If I could have lunch with any deceased American artist — it would be him. The other reference here are the two young boys ( which I was once ) on the US stamp contemplating the sixty year old that I have become…… : )
by me in Penasco, New Mexico on my 60th birthday.