Date Joined: June 9, 2012
Last Online: August 17, 2017
Country: United States
I enjoy connecting to people across the globe through the postal system and mail art. I collect postage stamps, bus and train tickets, and other ephemeral bits of everyday life. Making hand carved stamps is a favorite pastime -- let me know if you'd like to trade block printed ATCs or postcards.
I should spend more time outside, so I'm off to swim, or just float and watch the clouds. (gif by L. Boglio)
Some favorite artists: Miriam Makeba, Keith Jarrett, Chopin, Dave Brubeck, Bill Evans, Bach, Baguette Quartette, Rupa and the April Fishes, Beethoven, Tango No. 9, Vince Guaraldi, Andres Segovia, Allman Brothers, Camille, Sanjay Divecha, Lyle Lovett, Decemberists, Jessica Fichot
The circus, magic, and parades; Carnival; gypsy/bohemian style and steampunk; Commedia dell'arte; court jesters; Cirque du Soleil; Pierrot and Pierette; Totoro; the Ministry of Silly Walks; old ledger pages; kraft paper; logarithmic spirals; travel and maps; galaxies and gardens; linen; zines; typography and the end pages of books where they explain the typeface; accordions; the smells of gasoline, saw dust, fiberglass resin, gardenias, sweet peas, and honeysuckle. Plague Doctors. Coffee. A bookworm, I'm now exploring poetry.
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