Monthly Archives: October 2013

Happy Halloween in Postcards

Halloween is so different now than it was when I was a kid!  In my opinion, it’s not nearly as fun.  It’s not as safe for kids to actually Trick or Treat door to door as we did.  The costumes … Continue reading

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Every once in a while — I feel uncomfortable

I write letters too.  I’m not just a postcard person.  Occasionally, I attempt to start a pen pal relationship with someone I meet on postcrossing.  One such person lives in China.  He and I wrote a few letters back and forth, … Continue reading

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Some of my very favorites!

I absolutely love the artwork of Inge Löök!   She’s from Helsinki, Finland.  Her delightful art of mature women is affectionately called the “old ladies” postcards on postcrossing.    I’ve shown one other postcard of her artwork.  Click here if you’d like to see … Continue reading

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Some “typical” Single view postcards

Vilniaus, Lithuania There is nothing wrong with a typical, touristy postcard.  I like getting them because I probably have not been to the city or town they show. This first one is a typical night view of the city.  Just … Continue reading

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A few Postcards to share

Here is another postcard that I just love!  It shows Post Office slogans and logos from around the world!  Love, love, love!  This great card comes from Galja in Moscow, Russia.  Galja is a biochemist.  Her favorite books are “To Kill a … Continue reading

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A few Self Made Postcards!!!

This first postcard is one of those one in a million type things.  It’s a postcrossing card and it came from someone I used to work with about a million years ago!  Over the years, I’ve learned that a few people … Continue reading

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Update on miniature quilt contest

Months ago, I held a contest to help save my local post office.  I sent the winner of the contest the quilt a while back and then promptly forgot to show you the completed mini.  Here it is…. It went … Continue reading

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Postcards to Share today

I need to share these on a regular basis.  I have a stack that could choke a horse at the moment.  So, I’ll try to show a few each day for a while and if I have anything else to … Continue reading

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Happy Sunday

Sunday is my favorite day of the week.  I find it very relaxing and rejuvenating.  I prefer to stay home in my jammies and do whatever I really want to do. On my favorite Sundays, I watch Sunday Morning on … Continue reading

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Quick Check In

Things have been a bit crazy around here.  I had hoped to post a couple of days ago, but had a computer virus that had to be taken care of first. Today I’m taking both dogs to the vet.  Loads … Continue reading

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