Thom Courcelle's Blog – February 2012 Archive (4)

GOTIJ! from South Africa

GOTIJ, INDEED!!  Some lovely women of South Africa have sent me enough art to roll around in!  No; I wouldn't roll around on it!  But it's plentiful enugh to make me feel spoiled!  Some solo work, and some collaborative...  And amazingly it all of it arrived on the same exact day.  It must have been a plot to overwhelm my ocular senses with artistic delight...

First to suffer the blow of my letter opener was a nice thick envelope from Lesley Magwood Fraser:…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on February 20, 2012 at 6:23am — 3 Comments

Censored Stories--the Brilliance of Marie Wintzer

"How?" I ask, "HOW...does she come up with such brilliant, delicate work to send through the mail?" Always so mysterious, so many details to be picked-through... I often want to attach some grandiose meaning or subtext to Marie's work because it so often seems like there is a great Story behind it.  It often feels like a top secret spy document encrypted with shadowy knowledge that will either change or save the world forever...

The relay from Agent 007 containing…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on February 20, 2012 at 4:58am — 4 Comments

Feeling the Love... from Valentine's Day

Many fond embraces from beautiful postal friends arrived for the celebration of St. Valentine's Day...

Did those hearts grab your attention?? That was actually a postcard from my Aunt Sally, who regularly sends me creative and unusual postcards... postal surprises must run in the family!

From Pretty Lily Sue, a super beautiful Valentines using…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on February 20, 2012 at 3:52am — 1 Comment

Recent Postal Acquisitions

Behold the latest hoard of magnificence!

From Angie, a sympathetic bow to the season:

Fortunately, Angie, the snow level has abated.  Still cold, but sunny--you can see the Olympic Mountains across from Elliott Bay today:

From…

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Added by Thom Courcelle on February 4, 2012 at 8:51pm — 6 Comments

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