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Incoming mail art from Turkey

Entitled 'Masked life - white 1 - from Meral Agar and a note with a Turkish marble print. Thank you.

Added by Carien van Hest on July 24, 2020 at 9:29pm — 1 Comment

Mail art bird flew here from Pam McVay

Pam, your drawing is stunning!! Thank you  :)

The envelope is genius and so beautiful. Rec'd 07-23-2020.…

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Added by Olena Spicer on July 24, 2020 at 7:41pm — 1 Comment

Double-sided collage and more from Thea Hollister

Thank you very much, Thea. I enjoyed every piece, incl. the fun envelope. Rec'd 07-22-2020.…

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Added by Olena Spicer on July 24, 2020 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Great advice mail from Mother Brando

"Don't let others take your happy" - love it! And agree. Received 07-22-20. Thank you :)

Added by Olena Spicer on July 24, 2020 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Envelope of Goodies from Carol Canfield

Received this bundle of fun from Carol Canfield! It will be fun to work on the ATCs, haven't done ATCs in a while!

Added by PAM CHAVEZ on July 23, 2020 at 6:41am — No Comments

Postcard from Mother Brando

Thank you Renee for the fun postcard you sent! I'm so glad you liked the digital photo. They are a lot of fun to make!

Added by PAM CHAVEZ on July 23, 2020 at 6:33am — No Comments

Mail from Olena Spicer!

Received a beautiful card with sewn-on tag from Olena! Card is a limited edition print! so much goodness here, I love it!…

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Added by PAM CHAVEZ on July 23, 2020 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Incoming: Adam Roussopoulos

Added by Jenn Miltenberger on July 22, 2020 at 6:02pm — 5 Comments

Mail art from Peg McCaskey

A wonderful package from Peg today. A couple of ATC tri-jams for me to take part in. A nice little haul of american quarters to add to my state quarter collection map folder I just need to unstick them from the paper to add them to the folder and to mark them from my list in my profile, lol. Also a nice handmade card with a matching atc for my collection.

I do love getting fun things in the mail, it really does make me happy.…

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Added by Heather Wilkie (paganfrog) on July 22, 2020 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Mail art from Olympia, U.S.A.

Hurray for the ticketmaster! Thanks a lot, Jack.

Added by Carien van Hest on July 22, 2020 at 10:23am — No Comments

Snoopy printed matter from Taiwan

Thank you, William :) Really enjoyed your mail! Beautiful postage stamps, too.

Added by Olena Spicer on July 22, 2020 at 6:18am — 1 Comment

Saving the US Postal System

I may be violating a IUOMA policy here but I think it's important for people to realize that the forces of darkness are once again trying to privatize our Postal System, widely regarded as one of America's proudest achievements for a wide variety of reasons.

Check out this paper from In The Public Interest and then consider writing a letter to these…

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Added by David Stafford on July 21, 2020 at 11:04pm — 19 Comments

Asemic writing (and more)

In a Covid-19-free world, I would have been at a print and book summer school at the Centre for Fine Print Research in the University of the West of England right now. That was all cancelled but they've arranged an online festival which is helping to make up for that. One of the artists' talks is on ASEMIC WRITING, by Steven J Fowler. The talk's on YouTube here:…

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Added by Jennifer Wallace on July 21, 2020 at 10:39pm — 18 Comments

Prosthetic Faces For A Forest of Freedom: Wait, What?

Whether standing on one foot or hopping sideways on a tightrope drawn taut between any two second story window. Riding side saddle on a sea star horse head on any planet asteroid or space debris object. Still I will make a mail artist out of you. I will do this, that and then I will snake a veiled smart ass doubt the dew as well; all this and then, walls. Tape. Fences borders more and more walls. Green walls purple walls walls of squishy slimy balls enthralled walls but still,… Continue

Added by Hilary Konrad on July 21, 2020 at 7:46pm — No Comments

Prosthetic Faces For A Forest of Freedom: Wait, What?

Whether standing on one foot or hopping sideways on a tightrope drawn taut between any two second story window. Riding side saddle on a sea star horse head on any planet asteroid or space debris object. Still I will make a mail artist out of you. I will do this, that and then I will snake a veiled smart ass doubt the dew as well; all this and then, walls. Tape. Fences borders more and more walls. Green walls purple walls walls of squishy slimy balls enthralled walls but still,… Continue

Added by Hilary Konrad on July 21, 2020 at 7:46pm — No Comments

A slow parrot

This great envelope from Katerina took a very long time to get here due to the pandemic. For a while the Greek post office was not accepting any items to send to the USA (although I could send to Greece). It hasn't been exactly speedy since resuming, either. This colorful envelope was postmarked in May, and arrived in July.

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Added by FinnBadger on July 21, 2020 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Lovely green mail from Marlies Wilding

Love the handmade map envelope and the beautiful tag. Thank you very much, Marlies :)

Added by Olena Spicer on July 21, 2020 at 7:49am — No Comments

From: Samantha Price (0202-1119 & 0056-0320)

Samantha "Sam" Price, a member of the IUOMA-ning family since 2017, passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020. Due to a host of health problems, Sam was completely bedridden and hadn't left her bed for over three years. 

Mail Artist Sam Price (Nashua, NH) had a…

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Added by Jayne Barket Lyons on July 21, 2020 at 12:30am — 4 Comments

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