Mississippi Furling

By Ted Kaye Vexilloid Tabloid #72 Pressure to change the state flag  of Mississippi continues, from  inside and outside the state. Multiple independent efforts proceed within Mississippi.  The most prominent, the proposal by Laurin Stennis, has the support of the largest flag retailer in Jackson and the “Stennis Flag Flyers” group.  Design student Chase Quarterman […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #72

It’s October, which means the latest issue of our newsletter is here for your vexillological pleasure.  It features: Mississippi Furling (Ted Kaye) Tulsa, Oklahoma Adopts a New Flag Vexiday: The Third World Vexillology Day in Portland (Scott Mainwaring) De gustibus non est disputandum (Carl Gurtman) The 2018 Gresham Teddy Bear Parade (Michael Orelove) And, as […]

Redesigns for Fayetteville, Georgia wanted

Thanks to the efforts of vexillonaires Connor Mahlbacher and Zachary Carter, the city of Fayetteville, Georgia has launched an online design contest to redesign its municipal flag. Flag designers are welcome to submit proposals at fayetteville-ga.gov/flag, and are encouraged to view Roman Mars’ TED talk on municipal flag design, and to consult NAVA’s Good Flag, […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #71

The August 2018 issue of our newsletter has arrived, featuring: The “Essential Flag” (Ted Kaye) The Centennial of a WWI Service Flag in Dayton, Washington (Michael Orelove) Density Map of Stars on National Flags Flag Day 2018 in Gresham (Michael Orelove) A Flag Faully (Michael Faul) For Those Who Think Africa Is One Country The […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #70

The seventieth edition of our newsletter features: The Raven Flag Rotary Club Flag Presentation (Michael Orelove) Flags in Ireland: A Field Report, Installment 3 (Ted Kaye) Face Flags of Washington: Seattle (Scott Mainwaring) New Flag–Reno, Nevada And, as always highlights from our last meeting, a roundup of flag news and notes, sightings of the Portland […]

Canada and Mexico Announce Merger

SAINT-ALPHONSE-RODRIGUEZ, QUEBEC — In a surprise announcement today, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto proclaimed their mutual withdrawal from NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, and the merger of their two countries into the Federation of Camexida.  “It just got too difficult dealing with the Trump administration, so we’ve decided […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #69

Our latest newsletter features: The Korean Unity Flag (Ted Kaye) Flags in Ireland: A Field Report, Installment 2 (Ted Kaye) Flags for All Seasons, Take 2 (Scott Mainwaring) Flags along I-5 in Oregon (Michael Orelove) And, as always highlights from our last meeting, a roundup of flag news and notes, sightings of the Portland city […]

Scottsdale, Arizona Redesign Poll Closes Feb 28

The municipal government of Scottsdale, Arizona — “the West’s most Western town” according to its uninspired current flag — is narrowing in on a redesign and inviting public input. Why? “Scottsdale hopes a new flag will become an immediately recognizable symbol of the proud and accomplished desert community known around the world for its blend […]

Chicago Flags Finds a New Home in Gresham

From the August 2017 Vexilloid Tabloid #65 By Michael Orelove About two years ago I wrote a  letter to the Chicago Fire Department requesting an old Chicago flag that had flown over a fire station.  I just received the flag. It flew over Engine 83 which was 2.6 miles from where I used to live […]