Edward Gorey Postcard #2
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This year I am sending a postcard every other week from this gorgeous Edward Gorey Postcard calendar, which has 26 postcards interspersed throughout the pages. I first wrote about this on Jan. 3, 2011 (Postcard #1).
This week’s illustration looks like a family who is serious about their knitwear. And if they were in MN this week, they would need every ounce of covering as the temps hover around 2 degrees.
The calendar’s creator, an astute artist, was wise enough to put a portion of the postcard on a page in the calendar so that once the postcard is removed and sent on its way, you still have an image of something from the card, like this young person (below) enveloped in a winter scarf.
I selected the card’s recipient, wrote a short note, found a colorful stamp, took this photo (while being sure to cover the address using an old family photo that sits on my desk) and popped the card into the local USPS mail drop. That was fun!
Check back in 2 weeks to see Edward Gorey Postcard #3.