dougmv214

dougmv214, United States of America
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About Douglas...

Howdy,

As an availing philatelist with interests in astrophilately, aerophilately, notaphily, sigillography, marcophily and genealogy, I am married with three young children at home on a 40-acre (16 ha) Texas ranch, an hour drive east of downtown Dallas. We enjoy a high-quality and high standard of living. We love to get all postcards, letters, or items to trade with in the mail, preferably with real stamps on them, since they are educational, collectible and inspirational. This is a good opportunity for my children to learn geography, language identification, and cultures from around the globe. We love to travel and get to know others better. People usually comment on how the mail they receive from us brings them joy and prevailing happiness, a countervailing force against the travails in the vale of life.

Some of my favorite things to get in the mail are all topics to do with the time period of the Middle Ages in Europe, old books, libraries, majestic homes, royal gardens and international skyscrapers. We love deltiology and to especially collect stamps or postcards with any monarchy, their families, coat of arms, and castles. Anything from anywhere is exciting to receive.

It has been nice to go on vacation internationally with great recollections to many parts of México, Chile, Perú, (Québec) Canada, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Jamaica. There are so many more countries to explore to send mailings and gifts from.

In the United States of America it was joyous to have travelled with other fond memories to many states like California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. It is a goal to visit more counties and states to send postcards from on future vacations.

In Texas of the 254 counties where there is so much to see and do, some are bigger than other states or nations, but there are too many counties to name; from the lush biodiverse forests of east Texas, the beaches on the Gulf Coast subtropical at the south tip, the hill country in central Texas with the cave systems, the many big cities or towns with nice museums, the numerous freshwater lakes, water parks, zoos, wildlife parks, seasonal fairs, state or city parks, collecting fossils along the numerous rivers, one of the 3 Native American reservations, the fertile Great Plains, the majestic mountains with seven named peaks in elevation greater than 8,000 feet (2,400 m) and the ten percent desert of the state in west Texas. So, there are many postcards from all over Texas to send you.

It is fun bringing addresses on my adventures, journeys, travels, and quests to mail out postcards and to share a little joy with others. Now one can mail out favorite local spots from home, also. Thanks for reading.

Have a nice time,

Douglas

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