Perfect Post Cards

Perfect Post Cards – Picture and a Thousand Words

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March 6, 2015

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 he did put the...
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Perfect Post Cards – Picture and a Thousand Words

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February 14, 2015

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, who must have understood...
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Perfect Post Cards – Picture and a Thousand Words

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January 3, 2015

Hawaii 1947   Statue of Kamehameha Perhaps, it is because I am awaiting an undesired snow storm that my soul dreams of wandering along a warm beach and my eyes linger on this collection of Old Post cards that are “Nu – Nui, which means ‘New New-y’ – It’s Hawaiian for ‘Very Big'”.  The post cards...
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December 15, 2014

Post Cards A Picture and a Thousand Words “Jerusalem — Davids Street”  The street looks as I remember it, though her inhabitants are perhaps dressed less westernized than when I was there.  I love that the artist captured both Jews and Muslims in this picture.  Many years ago, while on a car trip north, from Los Angeles to...
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