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November 10, 2015

November 10, 2015

RAS - Year of the Veteran 2013

Huge thanks to Liz for this great RAS! 

Swap - Emily Rocks!

I need more Emily in my life.  She's so fun! Thanks Johanna for thinking of me when you got this card! 

Swap - View Through the Window

What a precious card from Kelly!   Look at how happy that girl looks to be on vacation!

USA - Naniboujou

Now THIS is art!  Wow...look at the grooviness!  The Naniboujou lodge is located in Minnesota and this was painted in the great hall in 1929 by french artist Antoine Gouffe.


Swap - Driving By the George Eastman House

I LOVE everything about this postcard! 

Swap - Rush

My  husband's favourite band.  Not mine, not by a long shot.  But I like to get cards once in awhile that suit his tastes... keeps him a  little interested in my hobby.  :)  Thanks Amy!!

Swap - San Diego

Fantastic card from Heather - thanks! 

November 09, 2015

November 09, 2015

Singapore - Tickets

This is sort of fun - a collage of tickets.


November 06, 2015

November 06, 2015

Swap - Manitoba Electrical Museum

I get a charge out of this card.  (See what I did there?)

Germany - Hamburg

One of the sweetest cards I've seen. It has so many details similar to Victorian-era cards yet is modern.  There's even some glitter on there! :)


November 05, 2015

November 05, 2015

Swap - Baked Potato Art

Baked Potato, 1962 by  Roy Lichtenstein, American 1923-1997.  Ink and synthetic polymer paint on paper. 

RAS - St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

This card from Rocky makes me think of the Love Boat! :)

Spectacular view of Charlotte Amalie Harbor at night with cruise ships lit brilliantly is a phenomenal sight to see. St. Thomas, V.I. is a port definitely worth visiting. The sunsets are a must see for all.

Malaysia - Seri Saujana Bridge

Seri Saujana Bridge in Putrajaya, Malaysia's Federal Administrative Capital, has an overall span of 300 metres and a width of 32 metres.


November 04, 2015

November 04, 2015

Russia - Optical Illusion

Lovely optical illusion postcard. Can you find the 5 portraits hidden in these flowers?


Swap - Clown

The sender included an interesting quote:  "Someone loves everything you hate about yourself". 

October 2015 NA RR - Puerto Rico

I love it when beautiful view cards like this make it through the mail unscathed. Thanks, Mike! 

Swap - Enlist Now

Another great card from Eric!  Enlist Now poster by Thomas A.Byrne, 1943.  Works Progress Administration (WPA) poster art. 

Swap - Elvis - First Day of Issue

My great swap buddy Eric has done it again!  I love love love love this Elvis card complete with first day of issue stamp cancellation!  Thank you so much!   

Swap - Gravediggers at Glasnevin

Dublin, Ireland cemetery gravediggers.  The cemetery opened in 1832.  Prior to the creation of this cemetery Irish Catholics had no cemeteries of their own in which to bury their dead.

Swap - Witch Trials Memorial Statue

Created in 1987 by Yannis Stephanakis, this statue represents the injustice of the Salem witch trials of 1692.  Pictured here are the town sisters: Rebecca Nurse, Mary Esty and Sarah Cloyce. Rebecca and Mary were hanged for the crime of witchcraft while Sarah was miraculously spared.

USA - Sanders Court & Cafe

Corbin, KY and Asheville, NC.  Harland Sanders, owner - mgr.

Offer complete accommodations with tile bath (abundance of hot water), carpeted floors, Perfect Sleeper beds, air conditioned, steam heated, radio in every room, open all year, serving excellent food. 


Swap - House for Mrs. Martin

Frank Lloyd Wright Plate XIX, Perspective and Plan, house for Mrs. Martin, Oak Park, Illinois.   1901.

October 2015 NA RR - Thor's Hammer

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah.  Thor's Hammer, a delicately tinted pinnacle overlooking the Queen's Garden along the Navajo Loop Trail. 

Swap - Tighty Whities

Tighty redsies and tighty bluesies too! 

RAS - Holiday Inn - Hamilton

Thank you Lindsay for adding this one to my motel collection! 

Swap - I'll Be Your Wader

Another Grimm postcard from Lindsay!! <3

Swap - Hello from Toronto!

Another witty card from Lindsay!  Love it! 

Swap - Altitude 737

Another great swap from Lindsay.  Love this card for Altitude 737 Restaurant-Lounge.  737 feet above the St. Lawrence Seaway and overlooking the city of Montreal. 

Swap - Stuck on Canada

I'm a big fan of these postcards by Grimm. I just love their sense of humour.  Thank you so much Lindsay for adding this to my collection. 

November 03, 2015

November 03, 2015

Swap - Swanage

Thank you to Fiona for this fab beach scene of the Sands, Swanage.  Love the artwork she did on the back too !

France - Laval

Beautiful Laval postcard.  Love the flowers! 


Finland - 1975 Poster

I absolutely love this postcard!   So groovy!  Very 1975.  It reads to the effect of:  "Also a small letter brings big joy".    Just like postcards! 


Germany - Radio


Swap - Boiled Potatoes

A traditional Belarusian food - boiled potatoes.  Thank you to Svetlana for adding this to my potato collection! :)

Russia - Matryoshka

Amusing matryoshka dolls by Ekaterina Pamova.


November 02, 2015

November 02, 2015

RAS - Window

From the RAS group on the Postcrossing Forum. I was nominated by Christine... thank you dear friend! 

Swap - Love...

Super cute!