Homing

On my long, luxurious walk today whilst the children were in school, I stopped by Jimmy Z’s house.

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He showed me his racing pigeons. This one’s a baby.

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They can fly from Idaho Falls in a few hours.

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He doesn’t race them anymore, but when he did, he had to sit outside in his yard and wait and wait and wait looking at the sky for hours.

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He says they have magnets in their brains, and their True North is really True H (for Home).

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Release

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When they swoop over you, you can hear their wings whoosh, and it feels like you’re flying with them.

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