Be Kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Life is too short. Be kind. (Thank you!)
I've joined Swap-bot for my love of connections and sharing joy through the mail.
In 2018 I joined the Unfortunate Adult Orphan Club when my PapaVisione died in April, and Mom had long passed in 2009.
***** Smokers and swappers in smoke-filled homes, please read DISLIKES below. Thank you VERY much for your consideration.
I prefer postcards sent NAKED.
Liberal San Francisco Gal, partnered for 22+ years, MamaCat to our senior adopted LoveBug, Bashō.
I'm a proud, lifelong feminist (Yep, since age 4 or so!) - please don't send anything even remotely demeaning to women or girls.
I DO have a twisted sense of humor and need for provocation of thought, so let's share some laughs in the mail.
LIKES: Bold, high contrast colors, and love textures, stencils, depth in work.
Swimming, bicycling, walking/hiking, being outdoors and inspired by nature - it and art and my lovely peoples (including my lovely mail art peoples!) feed my soul :D.
Do you know JR? http://www.jr-art.net
Interested in anything related to:
Vision / low vision / blindness / eyes.
All women's history including the present.
Positive women and girls all over the world.
Independence for everyone of all abilities and use of adaptations.
Social and environmental justice.
Linocut & monotype printmaking; woodcuts; stencils; paper cut techniques.
Non-traditional calligraphy / mark-making.
Cycling for fun, transportation, errands, racing - especially girls and women.
Swimming - anywhere!!
Organic & sustainable & local food.
Tiny living and meaningful existence.
Repurposing anything and everything.
World travel / cultures / work / volunteer opportunities. Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Italy, Ireland, England, France, Germany, Switzerland, Israel, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Canada, Belize, Guatemala, Mexico, Hawaii... so many still yet to see...!
US and world postage.
Dahlias, peonies, red & yellow freesia.
Graffiti / street art / yarn bombing.
Ocean waves & sea creatures (real & fictional).
Puns & hilarity - ANY time!
Cat & dog (especially dachshunds) humor - nothing cutesy. Great Horned Owls
PLEASE Do NOT send ANYTHING if it smells of cigarette smoke OR perfume - thank you. I would rather give you a free pass to NOT send me anything if smoke is in your home, and therefore your mail.
It is not YOU, it is ME, and it is MY personal request that I hope you will honor.
Send me an e-Mail ahead of time and you will be excused. Thank you VERY much for your consideration.
Mean, inconsiderate people. (Again, Life is too short. Be Kind.)
Pastels, cutesy or girly girl stuff - No Thanks.
I appreciate, and am grateful for, each piece that comes into my mailbox. Almost all outgoing pieces are documented on Instagram or Flickr; practicing tiny home living, I cannot keep very much of incoming mail -- I will use, re-use, re-purpose, recycle, or share what has been sent to me.
Please, Nothing religious. While I respect others' beliefs, please do not send any to my mailbox. Thank you, and Peace.
Shirley Chisholm. Malala Yousafzai. Helen Keller. Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Vivienne Westwood. Michelle Obama. Kamala Harris. Elizabeth Warren. Cecile Richards. Favianna Rodriguez. Isabelle de Borchgrave.
Thich Nhat Hanh. Dalai Lama. Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens). Ben Stiller. Gael Garcia Bernal. Winston Churchill. Rex Ray. Trevor Noah
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