September 28, 2016 Calligraphy literally means beautiful writing. What is displayed in the exquisite penmanship and design of The Graceful Envelopes is what is “traditional” calligraphy. Yet graffiti can also be calligraphic. Yes, much of it can be a statement of angst and protest. However, many street artists are extremely creative, talented draftsmen. How they […]
August 12, 2016 Adam sent me this 1969 comic book cover illustrating a happy “mail moment.” What a great thrift shop find. I love the facial expressions and that all three heads come together over the letter, which is obviously, good news. What do you think the happy news is? It’s obviously something the boy […]
With bunnies in the seasonal theme, I feel this card is a great way to introduce you to Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom Postcards. I am thrilled by the exquisite detail of her drawings. Without any doubles in this boxed set, you are rewarded with 50 gorgeous different images! I am mailing them out for […]
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I deliver mail to Worthington Hooker Middle School in New Haven. One day last Spring, I was delighted to find a display in the main lobby of different artifacts in their own dioramas. The assignment had the flavor of a Ripley’s Believe-it-or-not. The students were to chose an object, design a display, and […]
I received a lovely book of Norman Rockwell magazine covers as a gift. This image jumped out as oh so appropriate for today. Oops, Santa! –you left your costume in the Bottom Drawer! Merry Christmas everyone.
Maya Angelou Memorial Mural on the corner of Orchard & Henry Streets in New Haven, CT Painted by Dooley-O.com I love this mural. Not only is it a sensitively rendered likeness of Maya Angelou with a knowing expression, two of her “real quotes” frame her portrait, along with the some colorful local graffiti. I can’t […]
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I actually delivered this to a customer on my mail route. It’s so beautifully painted. See the beach in the background with the surfboard strapped to the top of the Woodie. And I love that there is script involved. Aloha!