Snail's Postcard Post

Playing Ketchup

Whew! Had to take a week off after that 10-day Halloween countdown. Hope you were following the fun. If not, check it out now–the last 10 posts! During that marathon, I continued to accumulate postcards so I thought I’d share them with you now.

 

Reverse side:

album hits stores November 10

A friend is taking a much deserved two-month stay in Paris, and thoughtfully sent me the following two postcards:

I think the upslanted handwriting is evidence of what a fabulous time she’s having!

“Monde Riant” (happy world) punning on Mondrian. The rest of the text is a spoof of Where’s Waldo (can you find a red square, a yellow rectangle, etc.)

I’ve been looking forward to sharing this one. The screenprint-adoring Los Angeles boutique Spitfire Girl has printed a wall-full of postcards…on wood! The wood is as thin as cardstock and remarkably flexible, no chance of snapping in the mail. This was the most antique looking design, which seems appropriate to the medium. Hands Across the Sea is a marching band tune composed by John Philip Sousa in 1899. 

 

 

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