Monday, March 2, 2015

Birds and Flowers -- First Day Issues [Part 2]

From our collection ... More birds and flowers ... First Day Issues ... Please be sure to see the introduction, information about artists, and stamps, in our March 1, 2015, post.

Arkansas ...

California ...

Colorado ...

More first day issues in a future post. Thank you for stopping by John's Island. For those of you who wondered why no posts last week ... We were moving! We had to vacate our previous location while all 179 units in the highrise building are being remodeled for the next 18 to 24 months.


  1. Cool images. All the best on our your new move. :)

  2. Glad the move is behind you now. And those Colorado columbine reminded me of times when I saw clumps of them as far as they eye could see! :-)

  3. Hi, John...that's a lot of apartments to remodel. Will you go back there? Hpe all goes well. Love the images, especially the quail. I'm fascinated with them.

  4. Gotta love that Quail with the, "fancy", head feather!

  5. Hello John,

    Lovely first day issues. It is amazing you have preserved these wonderful stamps. They are a treasure.

    Best wishes

  6. I love these paintings of plants and animals,
    they show much more detail than a photo does. :)
    Are you going to stay in your new home or do
    you move back once they're finished?
    Have a fine day

  7. really like these!

    (as for referring to me, i'll take Tex, TWG, T, Theresa, whatever. :) one blogger calls me Texgal. :))

  8. These are so beautiful, John. They don't make illustrations like this anymore; what a shame.

  9. These are so pretty I would frame them all x

  10. Oh, how lovely these colors are.

  11. Lovely images John. Just perfect for our weather on the northwest coast.

  12. These are lovely John, thanks for sharing!

  13. These are lovely John, thanks for sharing!

  14. Lovely post cards!!
    Did you move for good or just until the renovations are done?

  15. Our sweet California Quail... they are so cute, and they are easily recognizable by their sound. Very shy though.


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