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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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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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May 17, 2018

Food and Travel Together     I love regional food, something that there is very little left of, in our country, because of our glorious mobility; nevertheless, there are still a few foods that we associate with particular places.     A while back, I was getting ready to make a trip to Ohio;...
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April 16, 2018

A Pre-Texting Post Card “Having a great time, wish you were here.” I have had this post card, in my possession, since before texting entered any of our lives; the yellowing you see has been earned through the years.   As you know, I love post cards, so the cynical nature of this card...
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March 13, 2018

Margaret Mitchell’s House     “She had never understood either of the men she had loved and so she had lost them both. Now, she had a fumbling knowledge that, had she ever understood Ashley, she would never have loved him; had she ever understood Rhett, she would never have lost him.” ~ Margaret...
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Perfect Post Cards – Picture and a Thousand Words

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February 8, 2018

Good Lucky Olympians!     As the world prepares for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, to be held February 9 to the 25, of 2018, in PyeongChang, South Korea; we would like to stop and wish those competing a safe and successful Olympic experience. This month we share with you a Perfect Post Card,...
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