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November 28, 2019

Place Cards “Jilly”     I did not grow up with place cards. I think, as my sister, Joy, has said about me, my proclivity toward them may be due to me using old movies, as my guide to how life should be. Nevertheless, when serving a sit down dinner, of a more formal...
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October 21, 2019

“Don’t Forget Gdańsk” My Memento of The Revolutions of 1989 from 1985     In 1985 I could not have known that the Solidarity movement, which began in Poland, in September of 1980, at the shipyard in Gdansk, led by Lech Walesa, would eventually lead to Revolutions of 1989, bringing an end to the...
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August 26, 2019

Roney Plaza Cabana Sun Club And Café de la Paix I do not know why I have not framed these menus; I love them! No, that is not true. I have not framed them because I do not want to lose access to three out of the four pages, by simply framing the cover,...
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July 27, 2019

From Life Magazine For Phil Originally, I had planned to share copies of the pictures which Life Magazine published of the moon landing.     But the originals are readily available and certainly of finer quality than what I might scan for you.  However, in looking through the various issues of Life, published in...
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June 17, 2019

Croquembouche A Gallic Wedding Treat     “A croquembouche or croque-en-bouche is a French dessert consisting of choux pastry puffs piled into a cone and bound with threads of caramel. In Italy and France, it is often served at weddings, baptisms and first communions.” ~Wikipedia ~ Have you ever been brave enough to attempt...
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Perfect Post Cards – Picture and a Thousand Words

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May 20, 2019

Perfect Cuban Post Cards     These were not sent to me or anyone else, for that matter; I purchased them new, having fallen a bit in love with both images.  Happy Cuban Independence Day, still hoping for true Independence one day.       The Back of both post cards:  
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May 13, 2019

Change is Good Right     Definition of ephemera: 1 something of no lasting significance —usually used in plural 2 ephemera plural: paper items (such as posters, broadsides, and tickets) that were originally meant to be discarded after use but have since become collectible ~ Merriam Webster ~   Perfect Post Cards – Picture...
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Perfect Post Cards – Picture and a Thousand Words

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January 1, 2019

The Christopher Robin Story Book by E. H. Shepard One of the things we were able to do with Christine was visit the Boston Museum of Fine Art, including their exhibit of Winnie the Pooh.  This postcard is from the Victoria and Albert Museum in England.
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Perfect Post Cards – Picture and a Thousand Words

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December 15, 2018

Portland Head Light Cape Elizabeth, Maine     If you come to Maine, inevitably, you will see Portland Head Light; especially if you come as my guest.   President George Washington directed that this lighthouse be built in 1787; it is the oldest lighthouse in the state of Maine.  The lighthouse went into service...
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June 25, 2018

Souvenir de Dunkerque   I found this collection of post cards in an old book; I imagine that they were purchased as memento of the person’s trip, and not necessarily to send to friends and family, based on the fact that there are various views of Dunkirk, France.     The back of the...
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