Her Favorite Food is Sugary Cereal: Sent to Czech Republic, France, & the U.S.

Some Postcrossing, some swap-bottery!  The 2 cards on the left went out for a swap-bot “recycled cardboard”-themed trade.

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So, I had to get a new iron last month.  My old iron, after years of faithful service, just quit one morning without giving notice.  Fortunately, I had an ironed shirt in reserve.  I put the dead thing in my car, to remind me to go buy a new iron.  Here, you can see what I did with the box from the new iron.   I told my sad tale to the recipient of the card, who lives in South Elgin, Illinois.

The card below that was hewn from a box of Peanut Butter Cap’n Crunch, and it’s on its way to a swapper in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, who says that her “favorite food is sugary cereal.”

In the right-hand column, we have two new Postcrossing draws, and the top one is another zebra card acquired on my most-recent postcard-shopping spree in San Simeon, California. This particular zebra shot is most fortunate, as you can see Hearst Castle–this pair’s ancestral-ish home–in the background.  The card goes to Strasbourg, France, to a Postcrosser who is interested in images of wildlife, landscapes, and also black & white images.  Check, check, check!

Finally, there is the berry drawing, which is making its way to Brandýs nad Labem, Czech Republic.  This Postcrosser is an interesting case: she’s been active on the site for over 6 years, and to keep things interesting, she has posted monthly themes.  This month, she requests that the people who draw her name send her postcards picturing fruit (“especially berries”).  I love it!  I don’t particularly like this colorless card, but it’s the only berry image I had, so off it went.

Stamps, stamps, & washi tape:

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3 thoughts on “Her Favorite Food is Sugary Cereal: Sent to Czech Republic, France, & the U.S.

    1. Where is it you find washi tape? I think I’ve gotten every bit I have at Daiso, with the exception of a roll of Peanuts tape, which I purchased through an etsy seller based in Japan. I did not even know what washi tape was when I began Postcrossing.

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      1. I am so sad that I wasn’t into snail mailing when I went to Daiso last. The nearest to me is three and a half hours away! But next time I’m in that area, I’m going to fill a basket with stationery and mail stuff, lol! Most of mine has come from Michael’s and Office Depot, with the exception of the thinner pink kitty tape I bought from an artist at a convention.

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