Monthly Archives: April 2012

So Sorry Catherine

I bought this tin before Christmas last year, filled with horrible peppermints.  I had hoped they would be good peppermints (like Brach’s or even Bob’s), but instead they were the nasty tasting ones like they give away at Sonic.  Sorry … Continue reading

Posted in friends, little things

My Recently Received Postcards

My mailbox has been really slow lately — some might say — wait for it — slow as a snail!  Yea, I know.  In the last week and a half, I’ve gotten only 6 postcards and two letters.  One of … Continue reading

Posted in in the mail, IUOMA, mail art, post cards, postcrossing

Rubber Stamps Anyone?

You may have noticed recently that I am fairly newly in love with mail art.  I’ve always expressed myself in some form of art.  I was about 6 when my momma taught me to embroider.  I think I was bored and … Continue reading

Posted in creativity, me

One More Thing About this Envelope

The “PlRR” written on it stands for Peace, love, Rock and Roll.  That’s from my granddaughter herself.  Also according to what I could find, “Coraux” is French and translates to coral.  She got it off of some shell stickers (or were they cards … Continue reading

Posted in envelopes, grandkids, in the mail, mail art

Delightful Mail Art

I had intended to write yesterday about how lonely my mail box was last week.  Then we had a big old storm roll through and knock out our power for at least an hour.  It just happened to be the hour … Continue reading

Posted in envelopes, family, grandkids, in the mail, mail art

A Sad Anniversary

My sister died two years ago today.  For some reason, the anniversary is bothering much more this year than it did last year.  Maybe because I expected to be really torn up last year, so I faced it head on and this … Continue reading

Posted in family, friends, gratitude, grief, kindness, sister, teresa

The Kreativ Blogger Award

I got a surprise tonight!  I got an email/blog comment that I had been nominated for a Kreativ Blogger Award by Amy of the blog Pen Names and Other Escapes.  Thank you Amy!  I’ve never been nominated for a Blogger … Continue reading

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And the Crowd Goes Wild!

The Rangers won!  Beat the Chicago White Sox 3 – 2 in the season opener.  I knew you’d want to know.  😉  I’ll try to calm down now.  I’m not making any promises.

Posted in Texas Rangers

Don’t Call…I Won’t Answer

Tomorrow, April 6th, 2012, is a day that I’ve looked forward to since that gloomy October night in 2011 (the 29th to be exact) when the Texas Rangers lost game seven of the World Series to the St. Louis Cardinals.  … Continue reading

Posted in little things, me, self portrait, Texas Rangers

Great Rubber Stamps!

I had some fun mail in my box today!  I got a letter from my Rumpus letter subscription.  I haven’t even had time to read it yet!  I got some photos and blank cards I had printed.  Some of you may get … Continue reading

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