Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Received November 29-30, 2011

KR-25786 received yesterday, November 29th, from South Korea.  It's the nightview of Songgwanga Temple - look at the beautiful lanterns!  I love it...

Received the next three cards today...

The Chestnut Family, an autumn tradition from Germany or "kastanienfamilie".  How fun!  (DE-1110823)

RU-633692 from Russia, Evening over Lake Baikal... really beautiful! 

ES-137586... beautiful detail of a tombstone at Catedral De Burgos, "Sepulcro de los Condestables detalle" from Spain...

Great postcard day!

Have fun!

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Received November 25-26, 2011 NEW STAMPS!

I received this one today from Texas (US-1411271)  So very beautiful!

I received this one yesterday, Nov 25th, a return card from Florida.  Sweet manatees...

Sexy St-Germain vintage ad card with a recipe on the back!  The 2nd in the series from my direct swap buddy from Nashville!  I love it!  Received it yesterday...

I received this back at the end of September but I misplaced it.  It's a direct swap from Seattle, Washington... Alice's Adventures In Wonderland; Lewis Carroll; 1907.  From The Arthur Rackham Treasury... 

I ordered a whole bunch of old USA stamps on Ebay last weekend and received them yesterday!!  Wowee! I bought them all for less than face value!  Amazing.  What a deal!  I have enough stamps to send about 100 cards now.  I love it so much, can you tell I'm excited?  I received so many different ones.  Very, very cool.  Check out the stamps that the sellers put on the envelopes...

See ya!

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Received November 23, 2011 from Russia and Illinois

RU-627350... From Ekaterinburg, Russia... look how beautiful the buildings are!  

Hello Kitty private swap from Illinois...


Monday, November 21, 2011

Received November 21, 2011

LOVE this direct swap card of the Ryman in Nashville, Tennessee!!  I will make a pilgrimage there someday!

Tulum, Mexico via Washington, D.C.  (US-1406023)

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Received November 19. 2011 Home-Mades and Bears!

I was spoiled today by Postcrossing!  Four lovelies!

Adorable MamaBear and her sweet cub... DE-1126643... from Germany...

I am a Harry Potter nerd!  I love Harry Potter, I admit it.  I've read all the books twice and seen the movies numerous times.  I wish it never ended.  :o(  So I love this card of course... US-1394584... 
from Fremont, California...

And here are TWO home-made crafted cards from the Netherlands by two different Postcrossers!  Amazing!
NL-879633... a beautiful Christmas themed one, didn't survive the mail very well but still beautiful!

NL-873393 made with strings and personalized for me!  A cute bear and my name!!  Very cool.  I love home-made cards.  They are so much more special than regular cards as the sender put much more time and their personal talent into it!  How could people not like home-made cards?  This string art is amazing...

Have fun!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Received November 16, 2011 Krakow and Nashville

PL-302695  Really beautiful places in Cracow, Poland!
The Wawel Hill / Premonstratensian Order / The Cloth Hall

US-1394159  Pretty cool ad card from Nashville, Tennessee!  It's all vintage-like and sexy, advertising St-Germain, has a drink recipe on the back for St-Gernaub & Champagne.  I'm not much of a drinker but it sounds pretty good!  Great stamps!


Monday, November 14, 2011

Received November 14, 2011

Received four in the mail today!

The first is a direct swap from Seattle, Washington.  It's Checkered by Wassily Kandinsky (1925)...

TW-398645... Shei-Pa Leisure Farm in Taiwan...

DE-1117532... card sent from Germany of a photo the sender took in Poland...

LV-49743... Riga, Latvia...


Sunday, November 13, 2011

Received November 12, 2011 from Netherlands/Postcrossing Stamp!

NL-857870 arrived yesterday with a very cool reflective image of cows AND the new Postcrossing stamp!! I haven't received it yet and am so happy to have it!  The Netherlands issued an official Postcrossing stamp in honor of my most beloved hobby POSTCROSSING!  I think every country should issue one.  Who spends more money on postage than Postcrossers?  No one!  We are uniting the world in friendship one card at a time and it should be so honored!  Love it!


Saturday, November 5, 2011

Yay Cards!! November 5, 2011

After a long break from Postcrossing and postcard exchange, I started sending out cards again last week.  Today,  just started receiving them in return!  Yay!  These are the first of many, many happy surprises in my mailbox, I hope!

Private swap from England... Paul McCartney painting by Humphrey Ocean (1983), commissioned as part of the prize for the Imperial Tobacco Award 1982.  National Portrait Gallery.

Private swap from Riga, Latvia of Red Square, Moscow after a good rain.  Such a cool photo!