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November 15, 2015

Follow Thanksgiving is Upon Us   “Pilgrim Houses and Mayflower II near Plymouth Rock”   This post card from Plymouth, Massachusetts is not extraordinary, in and of its own.  It shows replicas of pilgrim homes and the ship they sailed to their New World on; a fine way to wish that you...
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October 15, 2015

Follow Gatherings of Presidents   As the presidential election season is now in full force, I thought I would share some of my favorite cards, of Presidents gathering, most at each other’s libraries, which is where I purchased them – one of my most favorite activities – visiting Presidential sites. On...
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September 11, 2015

Follow Always Remembering     In going through my post cards, I came up on this card, purchased when I visited Ellis Island, a stop I most assuredly recommend when visiting New York.  However, I share this post card with you, because of the skyline of New York City.  The card...
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August 28, 2015

Follow Pisa Italy   “Here for an hour. Hope you are all well. Love ~ Gertie ~  As summer travels wind down, here are a few postcards from one of many must see spots in Italy.     I love this black and white glossy postcard, from 1954.     This...
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July 20, 2015

Follow Bridge to Nowhere Warm Springs, Montana     I love Montana, and this post card does not capture the vastness or beauty of the state. However, Geoffrey Box, of Missoula Montana, where I ate the best chocolate cream pie ever, does beautifully and profoundly capture the feeling of desolation, which...
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June 26, 2015

Follow June 26, 1963     “Who ever thought I’d see these wonderful old places, I read about in books!  It is really cold here & everyone wears coats.  The hotels are very lovely & the food excellent.  Took a bus trip about the city this A.M. & this P.M. a...
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May 18, 2015

Follow Mt. Rushmore National Memorial Mt. Rushmore is an American icon, very much off of the beaten path; but worth the effort of making your way to the Black Hills, of South Dakota.  The massive sculpture of President George Washington, President Thomas Jefferson, President Theodore Roosevelt, and President Abraham Lincoln, was...
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April 28, 2015

Follow To Mrs. Hazel Cooper Date November 4, 1959, this old post card was actually sent to my Grandmother Hazel.  It is made from linen, and beautifully colored, capturing the Edison estate in Fort Myers, Florida, whose gardens are truly remarkable.  I have been fortunate enough to visit the Edison and...
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March 6, 2015

Follow Miss. Leah Leach, Waterville, ME   Thus far, this is the oldest post mark I have found, in my collection.  It is hand dated, and stamped by the post office in Penobscot Maine, on September 9, 1911.  Ivan wrote and mailed the card the same day, very efficient – though...
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February 14, 2015

Follow Happy Valentine’s Day!  “To Ruthie From Verna”   I found this collection of old Valentine’s in a second hand store in Fort Lauderdale.  The idea that someone saved these cards for 80 – 90 years is remarkable, to me; whether it was the original recipient and then a family member,...
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