Pretty Picture, A Postcrossing Parade, Plus One

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The world is vast & weird.


Awareness of the outside world. As of 5pm yesterday. “Alabamians must wear a mask when within 6 feet of a person from another household; in an indoor space open to the public; … or an outdoor public space where 10 or more people are gathered.” Gov. Ivey issues statewide mask order. July 15, 2020. Image from

Recent crop of Postcrossing postcards, plus one sent by a friend to say hi. Still liking my decision to take the request for horse images off my profile. Less relevant for the blog, but better vicarious travel for me. [A Herd of Horseless Postcrossings]

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“An eraser stamp artist with a deep love for cats” Above

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Sales copy for the postcard unrelated to the specific image.

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Albrechtsburg Meissen

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Aerial view of Chicago’s magnificent skyline and pier.

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Cured Chicago: A look at the new skyscrapers that will forever change Chicago’s skyline. Meet the next generation of supertall buildings. By Jay Koziarz, Updated Apr 30, 2020.

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Postcrossing: Thessaloniki Christmas meetup 21 December 2019

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Just Beachy At The Jersey Shore

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“130 miles of coastline, spanning from Sandy Hook to Cape May.” Visit NJ: Beaches in New Jersey

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Philatelic Pursuits: New Issues 2020: Japan (Olympic Torch Relay)

Touch Stamps: Herodotus (Greece 2019)

Flower. “18th DECEMBER 2018, GERMANY – Dauerserie, Blumen, Wiesenschaumkraut (Cardamine pratensis)” Natural Science Stamps: Europe Mittel .

Human. Bundesministerium der Finanzen: Brief­mar­ken April 2020, 100. Geburtstag Richard von Weizsäcker.

USA. USPS: U.S. Postal Service Issues New Postcard Stamps, March 28, 2019. #CoralReefsStamps.

USA. Linn’s Stamp News: U.S. Seashells stamps: When and where they will be issued, Jan 7, 2017, by Michael Baadke.

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Stay safe. Stay sane,
Katherine Walcott

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