OldBadger

OldBadger, United States of America
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  • icon 15th September

About Nick...

Hi, I'm Nick.
In these trying times I want to wish you and family good health. Let's continue to use Postcrossing to keep the world connected while we stay home.

Juliya/Yuliya? from Russia. PC Meetup card from St. Petersburg postmarked 06-10-2019 arrived Oct. 23, 2020. Can't register. Who are you?

I live in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I am retired. I was a graphic designer. I worked at Marquette University for more than 30 years. Before that I worked at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, were I went to school. I was a coxswain on the rowing team at Wisconsin and coached the rowing club at Marquette for five years.

I am a distance runner and a reader of contemporary fiction. My other interests include gardening and art. Some of my favorite authors are: John Williams (American), Rick Bass (Am.), Tom Franklin (Am.), Michael Ondaatje (Canadian), Alistair MacLeod (Canadian), Penelope Lively (British), Anita Brookner (Br.), and Jens Christian Grøndahl (Danish).

In addition to road running my favorite sports are track and field, cross country (running), rowing, and lacrosse. My interests in art are wide ranging. I like the Art Deco, Art Nouveau, and Art and Crafts/Mission movements as well as a variety of representational and abstract artist. That means artists from John Singer Sargent, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and Whistler to members of the Eight (Ashcan School) to Richard Diebenkorn, Helen Frankenthaler, and Mark Rothko.

PLEASE WRITE THE DATE you send the card on it. Postmarks are usually unreadable. Thank you.

I would enjoy receiving postcards from the list below (in no particular order). They are just suggestions — often some of the best cards are from people who look at my favorites and use their imagination.

My favorites are a mix of cards received and ones I would like to receive.

Art (images from your local museum[s] are nice)
Portraits — photos or paintings or illustrations
Cowgirls
Pinups and female nudes
Advertising from your country if you think the design is good or funky
Coca-Cola advertising, especially foreign
British PHQ cards (see my favorites for samples)
The Angel of the North designed by Antony Gormley, near Gateshead, G.B.
Rowing (the college and/or Olympic sport)
Running
Lacrosse (the sport)
Track and Field
Olympics
Trains
Reading/books/libraries
Colleges and universities

Cool graphic designs or anything that you think I would enjoy.

I would like it if you would put a short message on your card. Maybe tell me about yourself, a favorite book or something you read recently; a sport you like or participate in; your hometown/country, or why you picked that particular card. Please, something other than what is already in your profile.

I register cards as soon as possible. I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you for whatever you decide to send

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