Simply Crabulous!

This Official Postcrossing card is from Germany! The sender, who wrote in their message to me that they love to color, took the time to color this crustaceous delight for me! When it takes me on average 7-15 minutes to choose, write and decorate a postcard for a recipient, this […]

Keepin’ It Real!

This Official Postcrossing card is from Russia! This work of art was painted by Klavdy Lebedev, a Russian realist painter of the late 1800s and early 1900s. He was a member of The Wanderers, which was a group of realist painters in Russia who formed to oppose academic restrictions in […]

When You Notice She’s Got a Gun…

I got this Official Postcrossing card from Wisconsin! At first I thought this was a standard painting card and anticipated trying to find the original painter. Turns out it’s actually from a set of cards featuring pulp magazine covers! Pulp magazines are fiction magazines that were printed on cheap pulp […]

Go, Kitty, Go!

This Official Postcrossing postcard is from Wisconsin! This features a painting by Michael Sowa, a German painter and illustrator born in 1945. Sowa is known for his surreal, kind of cartoon-like style, and has done works for things like books, magazine covers, and musical album covers. For some reason the […]

You’ve Got Mail!

This one is a postcard I received from India! This is titled “A Lady Reading Letter”, and letters are the topic of today’s post! Letter-writing is something that goes back to ancient times, in areas such as India, Egypt, China, Mesopotamia (the world’s earliest known civilization), and spots in modern-day […]