"Your mail arts are so varied, Jan -- exploratory and insightful. I'm lucky to be on your card list this year. Maybe you'll continue into another year, I hope. This has a primally asemic flavor to it, and I love it."
"P.S. Re: the top two images in post below of crushed+twisted can from Hamburg: in blogging I saw the first image as The Big Dipper, and the second image -- same can -- as a flower. Have to love possibilities."
"HB on 70 to Erni. He always said "Time waits for no one" (and I'm still learning that personally). Below are just a few of my favorite mail arts from Erni via IUOMA 2011-2014:
Long live urban exploration! "
"You have lovely spirit, Janine, as I remember from when we exchanged. I'm so sorry for what you are going through. I'd like to make something for you, if you'll message me with your address now. If not, of course that's fine too.…"
Hi Nancy, I am writing from Germany and have seen some of your collages by accident!
I am really fascinated by them, because I am also a fan of collage and love to work with different papers and materials. So I would love to exchange mail art with you and send you something of myself the next days!!
Nancy Bell! What a loverly surprise to find your envelope in my mail box. I knew it was yours immediately. Isn't it interesting how we can recognize the "voice" of our mail art pals? Loved the beautiful little three-scrappers. They make me want to get back to my happy art fun room--soon, soon, soon. Thanks so much.
Wow, Nancy -- thank you so much for the 3-scrapper! Your work is just completely amazing. I love the text (which I have to try to read) and the layers of torn paper, the ink and paint--everything about these is wonderful. Your envelope is groovy, too. And Happy Birthday!
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