Mim Golub Scalin's Blog (77)

We're on the move!

I'm so happy! I finally did it - I purchased our tickets for a visit to Paris. We haven't been back since 2012, so my Français is rusty, but I've pulled out my books to review. We'll be there from the 18 October to the 31 October. If anyone is going to be there or nearby, maybe we can do a Mail-Art meet up.…

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on September 10, 2017 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

My Birthday greeting to Erni

Added by Mim Golub Scalin on August 2, 2017 at 7:44pm — 1 Comment

Received Mail and an add & pass boekie

From Edward From MomKat…

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on July 14, 2017 at 2:51am — 4 Comments

Received Mail, recent

Alan Brignull and Elke Grundmann

I'm on a learning curve with my Chrome Book. I can't always FIND the photos that I…

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on June 18, 2017 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Mail Art Archive

I'm so excited! I contacted the Special Collections librarian at the university library where I used to teach. I invited her to come to our home and look at my Mail Art archive. I spent days and days sorting and organizing. I couldn't believe how tired I would get and how long…

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on June 2, 2017 at 5:41am — 6 Comments

Happy and merry to all

Wishing all a good holiday season and wishing for all of us, around the world, a year ahead that is better than we can, at this moment, imagine. And, as always, the ever elusive PEACE. At the very least, we can attempt to find it in our own…

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on December 24, 2016 at 4:49pm — 1 Comment

Excited about what my kids do! A shameless post!

My creative offspring have done a book together. It'll be out in the spring of 2017 (but can be pre-ordered on Amazon!)

This is a result of the successful Creative Sprint project, which you can be a part of, if you'd like. I'd recommend it highly. I've participated and it's great fun. It's free. You…

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on August 29, 2016 at 3:18pm — 1 Comment

Returned Mail Art - comments appreciated.

So I want to run this by my mail art cohorts and get your input on it.

Our kids asked a number of long time friends to send them photos of them and us, to put into an album they were making us for our BIG birthday celebration this past weekend.

And people did, and it was fun to see us and our long time…

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on July 14, 2016 at 4:31am — 5 Comments

Playing around with temporary-ness and email art.

I had a couple "conversations" with Keith Bates that got me thinking about the validity of email art. And I'm thinking that making temporary mail art, that only exists via a scanned image then sent through the interweb, makes people's electronic mail boxes just as happy as their physical mail boxes getting…

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on June 6, 2016 at 7:00pm — 10 Comments

The Mighty Violet

My daughter's friend has a three year old who is in hospital undergoing invasive procedures. Cards would cheer her and her parents.
She is a super tough 3 year old who loves Peppa Pig and watching whale, dolphin and octopus videos on YouTube!
Send to: The Mighty Violet
Maria Fareri Children's Hospital room 2140
100 Woods Road, Room 2140, Valhalla, NY 10595 USA

Added by Mim Golub Scalin on May 25, 2016 at 1:35pm — 4 Comments

Creative Sprint

Join me in this really fun, free, creative project. I did it last year and it was excellent. You'll receive a prompt every day for 30 days. It's not as big a commitment as a 365 day project, that's for sure. I was able to use Mail Art during the Sprint. Sign up at #…

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on March 29, 2016 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Catching up, I think.

I was looking at the stack of mail in my "to be responded to" box and became paralyzed for a moment - how had I gotten so behind in…

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on November 19, 2015 at 1:50am — 4 Comments

Creative Sprint - starts 1 October 2015

Here's something that might interest members of IUOMA. I did this last spring and I'm signing up to do it again.

Go to the link HERE and learn all about how to get your creativity in gear. Sign up for free, you've nothing to lose.

(note: transparency here, this is a project of our son and daughter's business.)

Added by Mim Golub Scalin on September 28, 2015 at 11:31pm — No Comments

The real bicycles are here - a photo of the UCI world championships, for my Dutch friends!

 A screen shot, right now, live streaming! So exciting! This is why I did the Mail Art call!

Added by Mim Golub Scalin on September 22, 2015 at 8:55pm — 4 Comments

More photos of The Bicycles Arrive installation

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on September 20, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments

The Bicycles are here!

The UCI world races begin tomorrow in Richmond, VA, USA.

The Mail Art that was submitted has been installed at Rostov's Coffee and Tea shop, on the street where there'll be lots of activity around the main race circuit.

The folks at the venue installed it in the window and inside the shop, and sent…

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on September 18, 2015 at 7:30pm — 4 Comments

Getting there - bicycles bicycles bicycles

I'm getting caught up on scanning the entries to the Bicycle Mail art call and exhibit. Still more to post and more arriving. YAY! I met with the folks at Rostov's Coffee and Tea where the work will be exhibited. We planned the display. It's all very exciting. 

So this morning, I figured out how to get the important info - the what and how part - on the Bicycle blog. "duh" kids used to say! Finally. This came about because I was at my Spanish conversation group and someone wanted to…

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on August 15, 2015 at 3:06pm — 4 Comments

Bicycles and Brain Cells

Look what I got from Ryosuke Cohen for the Bicycles exhibit. There must be a bicycle in there somewhere, or the concept of one, right? I'm delighted that he took the time to send me Brain Cell #915! Who wouldn't…

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on June 1, 2015 at 10:53pm — 5 Comments

Bicycles on my mind.

I've been getting some terrific entries for the Bicycle Mail Art call. It's still early but never to early to get your entry, as many as you'd like, to me.

Here's one that was sent by Richard Baudet.

I've posted entries on the blog Http://bicyclesrva2015.blogspot.com so you can see what's come in.

Information on entering is at the scroll down end of the blog or here on IUOMA.…

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Added by Mim Golub Scalin on May 2, 2015 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

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