"at least they didn't cancel the stamp...i always thought this was a bigger problem with mail within the US, but i'm not sure why i think that. maybe because that was the first incidence of mail being nixied i'd heard about?"
"Disheartening+shocking. We know this has become a USPS issue with some international mailings, certainly bad enough, but now within the US?!? You have to wonder if the USPS is so under-staffed and under-machined in recent years (ahem) that workers…"
"NIXIE,NIXIE,NIXIE! How frustrating...and loss of postage money, too :-(
I had several returned from USPS, maybe because of too many rubber stampings,
and the "machines" didn't read the address , how sad!"
"is it possible some postal centers need the zipcode on its own line? if this is true, it is not a universally known fact! just a guess, of course! i put the zip on its own line, only because my handwriting is spread out."
I'm a former actress and singer, now teacher and lover of life! I am a mixed media collage artist, specializing trash and vintage. I also love poetry, so many of my pieces include poems. I rescue old old poetry volumes from library sales, thrift stores, etc, and use the pages. I also do altered books, covering the pages of old weary books with life!
Irony and depravity are key, as I find humor in almost every aspect of life. I'm 56 with the mind of a 16 year old and the heart of a lion...originally from New Orleans, but now live near Chicago. I've been creating and sending MAIL ART all over the world since 2000. I'm an artist, teacher and writer. I special in trashpo and vintage collage. I also produce comic ZINES.
I don't like perfection... I like raw soulful art that does not shock for shock value.
I love pen pal letter, tacky postcards, and whatever you want to send me.
VINTAGE is my thing, and I love thrift stores, antique malls and Ebay (aka "the devil"). LOL!
SEND ME SOMETHING SOON AND YOU WILL BE REWARDED!
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
1726 Lind Lane
Gurnee, IL 60031
Hi hi :) just saw your comment about accepting one of my FAQ A&P's ! Sending tomorrow as well as some clippings I saw earlier today in a used book that made me think of you, and likely some other art♡♡♡
Received your lovely lovely mail today! My partner peeked their head in my room upon hearing the "yeeep!" of excitement I let out from seeing and feeling the beautiful papers and ornament you sent! v cool A&P's as well Thank youuuu♡♡
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