kawaii

kawaii, United States of America
  • Country U.S.A.
  • Member since Joined 10th Jun., 2008
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About Mischelina...

*Live:
on an acre with...
2 adorable girls
1 rock'n'roll husband
1 dachshund/yorkiepoo = dorkiepoo
1 dachshund/poodle = doodle
a flock of fancy chickens
7 cats
lots of plants & greenery
...all well-loved!

*Like:
birds, kawaii, gadgets, dark humor, nerds/geeks, the weird and fantastic

*Enjoy:
taking pictures, people watching, candlemaking, deltiology, snail mail, thrifting, research

*Suggested special focus topics for 2019 (modern and vintage):

candles (anywhere on the postcard) - https://flic.kr/s/aHskWuCa2T
Eastern and Middle Eastern sites in Western places (Chinatowns, Asian restaurants, temples, -- anything of Asian influence located in the Western Hemisphere) - https://flic.kr/s/aHsk7pia2i
graves/cemeteries/dead themes - https://bit.ly/2HrQK5t
Lantern Press & similar - https://bit.ly/2HIY62f
large letter and 'Greetings from' cards - https://bit.ly/2qEoe74
natural disasters & phenomena (earthquakes, eclipse, tornado, volcano, northern lights, etc.) - https://flic.kr/s/aHskmdZUS6
people in cultural dress or uniforms
people paddling - in a canoe, raft, kayak, dragon boat, etc. - https://flic.kr/s/aHsmgftN1R
political protest - https://flic.kr/s/aHskXBrXwM
Postcrossing, mailboxes, & postal-related
illustrated postcards by Zeniuk, Garmashova, Smirnova, Paltser, Dolotov, Derr, etc. - especially silly cats
restaurant dining rooms - https://flic.kr/s/aHskkbhtyS
sea creatures - https://flic.kr/s/aHskex1BXu
stadiums, amphitheaters, crowds, any large gathering place
taxidermy, fake animals - https://flic.kr/s/aHskoKh2HH
the moon (anywhere on the postcard)
vintage humor & bad taste
vintage South, especially North Florida and Georgia
vintage interiors - motel, retail, or restaurant

*Topics always appreciated:
aerial or night views of your town, country, region
bedrooms
capitols, emblems, symbols, insignia, flags
cultural styles, music, folklore
cards by Ken Brown, Leeds, Rick Geary
events - festivals, bowl games, inaugurations, etc.
identified islands, rivers, and bodies of water
lighthouses
maps
political cartoons
royalty, historical, presidential figures & any Pope
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
unusual, strange stuff
vintage-style travel posters

*Prefer:
interesting stamps
trivia about your location
anecdotes about yourself
information about the postcard subject
written/stamped, blank with note, written/envelope - whichever way you'd like to send it.

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just lists for you to get a better idea about me

If you'd like a return card, please just let me know and include your address, or PM me after I register.

I love the randomness of this pastime.
Please feel fee to send me whatever.
Appreciate any and all postcards.
I am not easily offended.

private swaps welcome. View some of my collection and cards for swap here - https://www.flickr.com/photos/mischelina/collections/72157646715342779/

I also admin for a USA postcard exchange group on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/SwapSwampUSA/
I'm mischelina on the Postcrossing Forum.

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