Monthly Archives: November 2013

Just a Quick little Update

I’ve gone to Oklahoma for an extended visit.  It could be a couple of weeks or a few months.  I just don’t know yet.  So, I’ve deactivated my postcrossing account, for the time being, and will probably not be showing postcards … Continue reading

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Totally Random postcards

This first card is another one that I had a problem photographing.  I retook it over and over.  It’s just a bit dark to make it easy, I guess.  I do like the postcard.  It shows the traditional market in Taiwan.  … Continue reading

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in no particular order again

This first card is from Maryna in Minsk, Belarus.  It shows the traditional Belarusian folk holidays — one for each season.  Winter is Kaliaday.  Spring is Spring Greeting.  Summer is Kupalle.  Autumn is Dazhynki.  It is a lovely, colorful postcard. The … Continue reading

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in no particular order

I’m just randomly picking postcards from my stack to share with you today.  The first one shows flags from all around the world.  It’s difficult to read some of the countries names on the postcard in person, so I’m not … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Today is Veterans Day in the United States.  I’d like to take a moment to thank all of our Veterans and their families for their service.  Freedom is not free.  I know you have all given up a great deal to … Continue reading

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What I’ll be doing today — Sunday

As I told you recently, Sunday is my favorite day of the week.  Today I’ll be writing postcards and letters.  I have several thank you notes I want to write and a letter to answer, plus I can now mail … Continue reading

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Letters in Movies

I’m watching an old John Wayne movie right now. “Red River” shows a hand written (in cursive, of course) letter or journal throughout the scenes.  Young kids won’t be able to enjoy that part of the movie.  Of course that’s assuming … Continue reading

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Well, shoot…

I recently got to send a postcard to South Korea.  This is a country that doesn’t come up often since there are so few postcrossing members in that country.  I’ve sent three postcards there in over three years of membership.  … Continue reading

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A List for Today

Since getting my new fountain pen in late October, I’ve been writing more letters.  Here is a list of who I’ve written to, so far: Catherine Kari Martha (got a letter from her earlier this week, writing a second letter … Continue reading

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Another Self Made Envelope

I had a question about addressing the envelope after my last post on envelope making.  I made this envelope to send a letter to my granddaughter.  It basically shows the same technique for making an envelope that I showed here, but this time, I … Continue reading

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