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Holiday Postcard Exchange Show and Tell

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Divia
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Post by Divia » Tue December 21st, 2010, 1:35 am

Mine went out today.

I'll scan my hopefully this week. :)
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Post by Ludmilla » Tue December 21st, 2010, 5:30 pm

I wish I had had some better options to choose from when I picked out my post card... the only ones I could find in the downtown area where I work were the usual pictures of the Atlanta skyline and skyscrapers (I see these every day, so they don't look that appealing to me :( ). Post cards are not to be found in outer suburbia where I live. I'd have to actually drive to a historic site to find anything with a historical theme. Oh, well...

Here are mine from Misfit. The Pike Market Place looks like it would be fun to visit and Rainier is always breathtaking.
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Post by Misfit » Tue December 21st, 2010, 6:00 pm

Pike Place Market is really something. All the vendors, product, fish (and the guys who throw the fish), street musicians (did I spell that right?) and the crowds. Plus the view of the waterfront and the ferries. Good people watching place ;)

And the home of the very very first Starbucks.
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Post by Ash » Tue December 21st, 2010, 11:40 pm

There are actually a few really good bookstores in PP, including an antiquarian one. Picked up a couple of nice
books there.

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Post by Misfit » Wed December 22nd, 2010, 12:24 am

Here's a video of the guys at the Pike Place Fish market in action, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbtsfyrEF_c

My, I'm fired up for some Dungeness crab right about now...
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Post by Vanessa » Wed December 22nd, 2010, 6:26 pm

I've received two postcards today from Susan. My husband scanned them for me so hopefully this will work!

The first one is The Yankee Doodle Mural painted for the Nassau Inn in Princeton and the second one is Cleveland Tower, Princeton University, named for William of Orange.

Thanks very much, Susan. They're lovely.
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Post by Susan » Wed December 22nd, 2010, 10:29 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]I've received two postcards today from Susan. My husband scanned them for me so hopefully this will work!

The first one is The Yankee Doodle Mural painted for the Nassau Inn in Princeton and the second one is Cleveland Tower, Princeton University, named for William of Orange.

Thanks very much, Susan. They're lovely.[/quote]

You're welcome, Vanessa. I'm glad they made it across the ocean safely!
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Post by wendy » Mon December 27th, 2010, 11:40 pm

I got this fun card from Sonja Marie. Cheers!
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Post by Tanzanite » Wed December 29th, 2010, 8:21 pm

Mine finally arrived from across the pond. Sweetpotatoboy sent me this great postcard of an old railway poster. The back of the card indicates that this one was used to "encourage Edwardians to make the journey and to enjoy the Wiltshire countryside". Very cool!
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Thu December 30th, 2010, 5:28 pm

[quote=""Tanzanite""]Mine finally arrived from across the pond. Sweetpotatoboy sent me this great postcard of an old railway poster. [/quote]

Very glad it arrived before the year was out, and that you appreciated it.

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