MaoMao's Blog – February 2019 Archive (14)

Personals Ad by Allen Ginsberg

[I love that in this original version of the poem, there was an address at the bottom, and it was Allen Ginsberg's personal postal address. I sometimes wonder if this post box still exists, or if they had to cancel it because the new owners keep getting mail from people touched by Ginsberg's poetry?]

"I will send a picture, too

if you will send me one…

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Added by MaoMao on February 20, 2019 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Received from JIMMY CONNORS

Fun postcard by Jimmy Connors, who thinks outside the box...I really like that.

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Added by MaoMao on February 20, 2019 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

received from CASCADIA ARTPOST

Mandible, from Cascadia Artpost...and kitty cat artistamp, Bud. …20190220_142415

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Added by MaoMao on February 20, 2019 at 8:55am — No Comments

Received from BARBARGIRL

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Added by MaoMao on February 20, 2019 at 8:30am — No Comments

Struggling Artist

Added by MaoMao on February 13, 2019 at 10:04am — 4 Comments

anagrams

Anagrams

Played with tiny cut-up letters on an old T-shirt, today. Making anagrams of my name and...well, it should be fairly obvious whose name this is...…

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Added by MaoMao on February 12, 2019 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Received from Jane Marlin

Hellooo, Jane! Thank you so much, it's LOVELY, my friends were with me when I picked it up, made everyone jealous!

Received from Jane Marlin

Added by MaoMao on February 11, 2019 at 7:33am — 5 Comments

YOU'RE ILLITERATE, BUT YOUR AWESOME!* thrift shop finds

YOUR* AWESOME! YOU'RE ILLITERATE, BUT YOUR AWESOME. :)

For just $1 at the Salvation Army op shop I picked up this "Become a Rainbow Unicorn" Adolescent starter pack...

It's got EVERYTHING:

  • pink
  • rainbow
  • lovehearts
  • metallic
  • polka dots
  • stripes
  • triangles
  • brush calligraphy, it says "TIME IS…
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Added by MaoMao on February 10, 2019 at 6:00am — 7 Comments

received from CASCADIA ARTPOST

Hot on the heels of my slow reply comes your next piece of mail art:…

from Cascadia Artpost

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Added by MaoMao on February 6, 2019 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Australia Post's Lunar New Year: Year of The Pig stamp issues

My birthday fell on the same day as the LNY this year, so one of the presents I got was a big packet of postage stamps...

including this booklet of the Chinese zodiac animals ranged around a central circular lotus stamp...IMG_20190206_200535_339

and a sheetlet of all the Chinese zodiac animals and their Australian counterparts. I LOVE this… Continue

Added by MaoMao on February 6, 2019 at 12:20pm — 2 Comments

Received from Bruce Grenville

6 February from Bruce: 155 grams of mail art. Whoa. Enough Occussi-Ambeno artiststamps to half fill an album, and the entire Sultanate's diplomatic press packet of reading material.

Diak ka lai, Bruce, boas entradas! Don't know what I can possibly send back that would be of interest to you, but I will think of something. Obrigada barak! N…

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Added by MaoMao on February 6, 2019 at 12:12pm — 2 Comments

Received from Bonniediva

Ooh, thanks Bonniediva for all the little goodies in this fun envelope. The Cascadia Artpost stamps are a pleasant surprise. 4 weeks seems to be the average for mail between our continents, so expect something from me in early March. :) xx Nat…

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Added by MaoMao on February 4, 2019 at 10:59am — 1 Comment

Received from Debra Mulnick

Debra, your wayward envelope finally made it today! Hooray! Thanks for the little goodies inside. Intrigued by the embossed bookmark, very unusual, did you make it?

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Added by MaoMao on February 4, 2019 at 10:54am — 1 Comment

Received from Ilya Semenenko-Basin

Я благодарю вас за то, что прислали мне один из ваших почтовых коллажей6. Старые марки очень красивые. Мой ответ через 4 недели. С уважением, Наташа

Added by MaoMao on February 4, 2019 at 10:30am — No Comments

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