Two Postcrossing cards in from Russia for this post. I do get many from that country (yes, even two in a week), but this some post of this is just me catching up. Heck, for all I know, I’ve even posted one or two before.
The poppies are from Moscow, from a 35-year-old woman with two children who says:
“I love to travel to Russia and visit ancient cities and natural reserves. I like nature! During the trips I’ve photographed, and then share photos with friends. A person must be able to see the true beauty & enjoy it!”
The watery scene is from Yekaterinburg, which the sender identifies as a “little Russian town,” but which Wikipedia identifies as the fourth-largest city in Russia, one on the border of Europe & Asia. The card’s sender tells me:
“I have eaten in Thailand too–I liked seafood and fruits especially. What is your favorite dish?”
I don’t care to try to narrow down to a “favorite dish,” but I will say that I often think of the wonderful, abundant, fresh & cheap fruit I was able to find absolutely everywhere during my Thailand trip! I definitely miss the fruit.
Penny, as I’ve named her, the kitty on the railroad tracks, is from Keelung, Taiwan, part of a Postcrossing Forum “Taiwan Meets the World” trade. The sender writes:
“Hope you doing well! Best wishes. xoxo”
So much for meeting Taiwan. Can’t help but look at all of the white space on the back of the card & think of what might have been. I’m sure I’ve never mentioned before that I’d rather have a box panel from someone’s favorite cake mix, filled with a nice message on the back, than a gorgeous, expensive postcard left basically empty.
The more I look at the Andy Warhol card, the more I think I probably posted when I got it months ago. Gotta refine that system. I will keep it brief: it came from Jacksonville, Florida, in a swap-bot trade in which we were to write about a book we’d recently read. This person is a big fan of The Kiss of Deception, part of a series by Mary E. Pearson.