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At 1:29pm on July 23, 2017, Terri Jones said…

Thank you for liking my poem, Ficus. I saw your homage (?) poem in the ascemic group. It was very nice. :}

At 12:52am on July 19, 2017, Bonniediva said…

Hey Fike, 

I received your letter and excellent graphic art! Thank you!  I've been in Arizona for 10 days and I'll write you and let you know the update. Love, Bonniediva

At 6:32pm on July 17, 2017, Jan Hodgman said…

Many thanks for your latest! Buddha's Dream envelope a marvel , and insides also delightful.

Got the envie up on Envelopes board, the other on the Main page.

At 4:10am on July 13, 2017, De Villo Sloan said…
At 8:52pm on July 6, 2017, Terry Owenby said…

That's a long time to be doing mail art. How fun!  You must have quite the collection of mail. I don't have a very large archive yet but it could easily threaten to overtake my small art space if I let it. :-) It was nice hearing from you. Take care.

At 6:34pm on June 13, 2017, Bruno Cassaglia said…
At 5:14am on May 24, 2017, Mim Golub Scalin said…

Found your mail from a year ago, wow, am I ever backlogged. Mail on it's way to you tomorrow.

At 7:18pm on May 23, 2017, buZ blurr said…

Indeed it's Fate Fike!

At 2:50pm on February 13, 2017, Kosmo Vinyl said…

Fike, well he certainly had his "punk Rock" like moments, but he was an actor named Tony Curtis. I have on my kitchen table, my reply to your December mailing to me - hope to get it to the Post Office today. Best KV

At 12:52pm on February 13, 2017, Bonniediva said…

NOLA has really blossomed since Katrina. You should get down there sometime. It's so laid back. I live in the Midwest and it's so sterile here! I miss the sensuality of New Orleans so much. I'm actually flying out on Wednesday to catch a little of the pre-Mardi Gras festivity.

At 11:02pm on December 28, 2016, Kosmo Vinyl said…

Fike your envelope arrived today - I will reply eventually, but have a few other pieces tog et to first. Thanks a lot ,man, I really appreciate it.

At 7:19pm on December 3, 2016, Gordon Macitosh said…

Thanks Ficus. This is new to me and am just starting off. You have certainly submitted a great deal of art. Lovely work too.

At 5:51am on November 2, 2016, Yayoi S.W. said…
Happy Birthday Ficus! And thank you for the mail art you sent a couple of weeks ago.
At 12:40am on September 13, 2016, Keith S. Chambers said…

Yep. That'd be me, KC of AC . . . Chief Dustomology Officer and mail clerk.

Que es "YOB-f?"

At 8:02pm on September 12, 2016, Ficus strangulensis said…

more to follow as more are eaten

At 8:00pm on September 12, 2016, Ficus strangulensis said…

When Fike's not mail arting or reading scifi or shattering the silence whilst making paper targets holey he wonders about strange and mostly useless things.

Sugar free popsicles from Wal Mart come in boxes of 20 with flavors Orange [O], Grape [P] and Cherry [R]. Each is contained in a plastic wrap which has a flap seal down the side and then two of these individual packages are bonded together with flaps on the same side making 10, 2-paks per vended package. If one holds a two-pack so that the stick handles are up and the sealed sides are facing him and observes which of the three flavors are in each individual pak, there would be 9 possible combinations [3x3 allowing each position to be filled by any of the three colors] HOWEVER, 3 of these possibilities are not present because none of the 2-paks [at least observed so far] have two of the same color. So it's 3x2 choices, 6 total. These are:

OP, OR, PO, PR,RO, RP.

I wondered if there was a statistically significant nonrandom distribution of all the 6 possible combinations. Non-randomness might be determined in colors of first position, 2nd position & 2-pak combinations.

So, here is a record of observed [and eaten] combinations:

Pkg 001:

PO

OR

PO

PO

PO

PO

RP

OR

PO

RP

Pkg 002:

At 9:25pm on August 25, 2016, Lin Tarczynski said…

This is the one I'm referring to:

At 9:17pm on August 25, 2016, Lin Tarczynski said…

Wow. It looks like a watercolor that has been stained and damage, but the damage is very beautiful.

At 8:20pm on August 18, 2016, Mail Art Martha said…

DANDELIONS.epub

You may think strange that I am sending you another exact copy but this has been signed and autographed especially for you.  

At 6:58pm on June 25, 2016, stripygoose said…

Hey Fike - thanks for the message, story and photos. Much appreciated. Glad to know goose arrived safely. I've heard from over 100 people now. Blogging here: bird arrivals blog

New 365 on this shared blog: the chicken series

Thanks again for being part of the project.

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