Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Miyako Maki Manga Postcard

Received from Ishikawa in Japan JP-152362 3/1/11
Miyako Maki (牧 美也子, Maki Miyako?, born July 29, 1935 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan) is a Japanese manga artist. She made her professional debut in 1957 with Haha Koi Warutsu (母恋いワルツ?). She received the 1989 Shogakukan Manga Award for General for Genji Monogatari,[1] a Japanese manga version of Murasaki Shikibu's The Tale of Genji. She is the creator of Licca-chan, a popular Japanese doll. Her husband is well-known manga artist Reiji Matsumoto.[2] After marrying Matsumoto she ended her career and started to live as a traditional Japanese housewife.

Today's Postcard

Received from Jimbo, Gus and Suzi Private Swap 2/28/10
Elliott Erwitt Snaps
Received from Pam 2/28/11 Private Swap
Marc Allegret
French (1900-1973)Untitled from Allegret's Trip to the Congo with Ande Gide. 1925
The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Received from Javier 2/28/11 Private Swap
"Port Everglades is one of the nations top sea port and fast becoming a top cruise port as well."
"Port Everglades is the deepest port in Florida. It is relatively a young port, dating back to the 1920's, and literally, as well. It's creator was Joseph Wesley Young, founder of Hollywood-By-The-Sea, or today's Hollywood, Fla. This is the home port of the Oasis of the Seas, The world's largest cruise ship. Port Everglades is vying for the title of "Cruise Capital of the World"

Received from US-1017158 2/28/11 From Eugenie In San Francisco
"This Low-growing Perennial may be seen blooming from February to August along our Pacific shoreline from Alaska to central California. On dunes and beaches, Coast Strawberry plants interconnected by numerous runners may be among the first vegetation to colonize and stabilize the shifting sands. Although the fruit, by current standards, is small and not very flavorful, this species played a major role in the development of modern garden and farm varieties, and was cultivated in South America before 1600

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Scottish Cows

This adorable little guys are from Kasia Postcrossing.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Yesterday in the Mailbox

Great Blue Heron Postcard, originally uploaded by itsallgroovy1.
Received from Dorothy 5/26/10 WIP G Swap
Exotic Birds
John James Audubon (American,b. Haiti, 1985-1851)
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Hand-colored Engraving, c 1827-1838

National Audubon Society, Inc.
 Received from Yrsa 5/26/10 in Suomi Finland
Received from D.C.E US-699561 Postcrossing 5/26/10
Old Man of the Mountain
Franconia Notch, New Hampshire

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

More Animals From the Mailbox

Received from Gabriele Geibas 5/20/10 US-659311
Received from Cathy WIP F Swap 5/20/10
Received from Cathy 5/20/10 WIP Green Swap

Yesterday in the Mailbox

WWF Lynx Cub from Yrsa ~
Miami Seaquarium Orca Whales Received from Javier along with the cool stamps

Received from Suehana in Germany Postcrossing DE-591035
Vincent Van Gogh 1853-1890
The Bedroom
Arles, October 1888
Oil on Canvas 72 x 90 cm

Received from Viviane in Brazil WIP 5/25/10 May General Swap

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Today in the Mailbox

New York Twin Towers Postcard
Received from Cathy WIP Birthday Card 5/20/10

Heidelberg Train Postcard 

Received from Ingrid W&SOC 5/20/10 Transportation Swap
I'm a Wise Guy Puppy Dog Postcard
Received from Hunedoora Postcrossing RO-13259 5/20/10

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Taiwan's Big Pond

Received today from Yen-Liang Shen.
The Big Pond is a famous spot, located in the mountain of south-eastern Lanyu. It's a pleasant hill walk of about one hour to get to the Big Pond. the scenic walk along takes you through green pristine forests where a huge variety of rare insects and birds can be seen."

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Monday Mailbox Postcard Maddness

Received from Elton 5/17/10 WIP Green Swap
Barra beach and Gavea Rock
Received from Angelina WIP Green Swap 5/17/10
"The Curtis Creek Recreation Area is in the Pisgah National Forest near Old Fort, N.C. Purchased in 1911 by the US Department of Agriculture, It was the firest tract of National Forest lands in the eastern US."
Received from Javier 5/17/10

Received from Vicky 5/17/10
From Mike WIP Green Swap 5/17/10
The Quilts of Gee's Bend
"Florine Smith. Four-Block Strips, c 1975

Received from Wen Hua 5/17/10 WIP Green Swap
Received from Wenhua 5/17/10 WIP April Swap
Curitiba Rua 24 Hours Postcard
Received from Franciele  US-647383   FRANcamente 5/17/10

Monday, May 17, 2010

This Weekends Postcards

Hump Back Whales Lady Musgrave Cruises Bundaber Australia Postcard

Received from Catharine S & WOC Red White and Blue Swap 5/15/10

Koala Stamp from Australia

Received from Alison 5/15/10 SWOC Church Swap
The City skyline and St. Patricks Cathedral From East Melbourne

Samoan Fire Knife Dancer Postcard    Received from Glenny Mid May Yellow Swap S&WOC 5/15/10

Bridge of Kirov Belarus Postcard 

Received from Mary Postcrossing BU-60001 5/15/10
"View of the Bridge of Kirove across the Dvina River in Vitebsk-City. It was put into use in 1855"

Windmill, Golden gate Park Postcard Received from Dorothy 5/15/10 WIP May

Aoraki / Mt. Cook New Zealand Postcard  Received from Karen WIP F Swap 5/15/10
"Aoraki, Mount Cook, New Zealand. Wild Lupins make a coulourful foreground to this view of Lake Pukaki Mount Cook and the Southern Alps."

Bonsai Tree Postcard 

Received from China Postcrossing CN-196684 5/15/10