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November 10, 2016

“His Friends Back Home Never Write To Him”     This postcard has been in my collection for years; it is obviously a by-product of war time, and a reminder to those tucked safely away in their homes, continuing with their lives, that we should not forget the men and women who sacrifice so...
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October 15, 2016

Mt. Watzmann, Berchtesgaden, Germany     I still love receiving postcards, and will display them on the refrigerator for a good long while, before they get filed away; however, sending postcards is something I seem to do less of with the advent of social media and frankly the pages of That Is All For Now,...
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September 28, 2016

Greece     I bought this collection of postcards in 1991, on my second trip to Greece. For many years, they hung framed, in my kitchen; I am not sure why I repurposed their frame, but it may be time, at the very least, to find a new frame for them, as I am...
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August 8, 2016

Amish Country Shoo Fly Cake 1 c. Grandma’s molasses 1 T. baking Soda 3 ½ c. boiling water 3 c. brown sugar 4 ½ c. flour ¾ Crisco oil or lard “Mix molasses, baking soda and boiling water and set aside till cool. Mix sugar, flour and Crisco well and set aside 1 c....
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July 3, 2016

The Shrine of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution     You cannot take pictures inside the National Archives, where so many of our most important documents are stored, including The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, and The Bill of Rights; however, you are free to visit them, should the opportunity ever arise,...
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June 6, 2016

New York World’s Fair 1939     I love this set of post cards! They are an absolutely perfect time capsule, of an event I would have loved to experience.  The cards are official licensed, they are linen with vibrant colors and design, they have post marks, which can be read, for example, the...
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Perfect Post Cards – Picture and a Thousand Words

The Wedding Cake House     This post card, post marked July 8, 1966, addressed simply with the recipient’s name, and the city and state, where she lived, is of the famed Wedding Cake House, in Kennebunk, Maine. “According to Legend, this beautiful home was built by a newly-wed sea captain for his bride...
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April 3, 2016

 Falling Water     “A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated, enriched heart.”  ~ Frank Lloyd Wright ~   It has been a good long while since the road took us to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Falling Water, but...
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March 3, 2016

The Little Brown Church in the Vale     “Nestled in a beautiful wooded campus one mile northeast of Nashua, Iowa, this picturesque spot, which inspired Dr. William S. Pitts to write the song “The church in the Wildwood”, is visited by thousands each year and betrothed couples come from far and near to...
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February 12, 2016

  The Justices of the Supreme Court     Back when a woman sitting on the Supreme Court, of the United States of America was a novelty, I made my way to Washington D.C. and into the building which houses the Court, trying to touch a bit of history. The Court, at the time...
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