Archive for August 2019

Roald Dahl Postcard Set

I recently purchased this collection of Roald Dahl Postcards on Amazon and am having fun sending cards to people of all ages. This set of 100 Phizz-Whizzing postcards was created and published by Penguin – Random House (UK) and sells for $16.97 on Amazon. Many of the illustrations, including the one on the cover of…

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Minnesota State Fair Postcards

Postcards from the Minnesota State Fair are fun to find! I make a point of finding the featured postcard which is created from a poster used to promote the fair. Each year they commission a new print from a different artist. Here is this year’s print and a link to artist info. Like any state…

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Mailbox Notecards

I was recently visiting The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis when I came across this set of Mailbox Notecards published by Chronicle Books. The package was wrapped, so I couldn’t see the cards, however, there was a picture of the cards on the back (see below). I had already made my purchase and was on…

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A Visit to the Vale Typewriter Shop (Minneapolis)

storefont of typewriter shop

I wasn’t using any of my three typewriters very much, so I recently decided that it wasn’t just a new ribbon that the two manual typewriters needed, but a good cleaning. I found a shop about 30 minutes away that does typewriter cleaning and repair. (My third typewriter is an Olivetti 900 X, which is…

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