with love from California (2016)

With love from US

Here is a super special bonus card. it takes me hours to make something like this so i just want to let you know that you’re a great postcard pal! You’re so busy, always doing intresting places. You sent me cards when i wasn’t replying that really made me feel good. Love CBC “fish lips” 7/16

This is a beautiful original painting on a postcard, that I received the other day.  CBC has called it ‘fish lips’ – see how all the fish have big lips 🙂  I was lucky to receive it, as the number was wrong on the address; a kind hearted person obviously took it back to the post office for a second chance.

The card is postmarked ‘OAKLAND CA PM 25 Jul 2016’ and carries an unusual circular stamp, featuring an image of the moon.  This global stamp was issued earlier in 2016 and can be used to mail a one-ounce letter from the US to any country which has a First-Class international mail service.

CBC (aka Crazyruthie) follows this blog; about six months we began exchanging postcards via snail mail.  We do the odd email too, but receiving the postcards is far more exciting!  CBC always sends me an original painted one, or something hand drawn and coloured; they’re all different depending on what technique she’s experimenting with at the time.  We have become postcard pals as a result of this blog, maybe one day we’ll meet in person 🙂

3 thoughts on “with love from California (2016)

  1. I can finally see your comment! You are so sweet! I love what you said. Hugs and kisses!

    I mailed you another card earlier this week! I got your map card, what a cool idea! I looked at it, but now I’m going to see the things you mentioned.

    I need to find a post card of my city or at least San Francisco! So you can see where I live. I think i have some paper maps in my car that I could cut up and do what you did! You’re so creative!

    Do you have summer weather yet?

    My surgery is tomorrow. Can you believe it’s the 11th one I’ve had. I never get used to it. Everytime I have one the most stressful part is when they are rolling you down the hall to the OR.

    Expect a little alcohol ink painting pretty soon. I have to say it’s a fab color!!

    I hope you’re having a good weekend! Love you!!💙💚💛💜


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