Nothing at all written on this wonderfully illustrated card, but a cool stamp was used!
1149. Chicago, Illinois
Angela Gonzales, Artist
Angela Gonzales artwork: This image represents the door that Fermilab's reasearch into particles provides to our understanding of the universe, as the door reveals the sky with a particle accelerator in it. Privately held print.
Fermilab/ U.S. Department of Energy/Office of Science
Hello Chris! I live in the country 40 miles west of Chicago and ten miles west of FermiLab, a federal government scientific research facility. Ms. Gonzales was the resident artist until her death. The feds bought farms and even a small town to have enough room for an accelerator. They just celebrated their 50th birthday! Jane
Ivan Bilibin, Russian Artist (1876 - 1942)
On postcard illustration of the famous Russian artist Bilibin. he created wonderful illustrations of fairy tales. It is possible that you library has a book with his illustrations.
813. Apolda, Germany
I got this postcard at the [can't read} 4th Horticultural show. It's a huge gardening event currently hosted by my hometown,
802. Kouvola, FINLAND
Ingle Look card !!
I'm Kati and live in Kouvola City, Finland. Happy Postcrossing!
791. Zug, Switzerland
Virpi Pekkala: 1974 Tee-se-itse, Gor det sjalv
Hello Chris! Nice to met you! I live in Zug, in the German speaking part of Switzerland. Zug is lovely situated on the shore of Lake Zug with beautiful view to the Swiss Alps. We have one of the most romantic sunsets here in Europe. This postcard I bought in a small shop in the old town of Pauuja during a summer holiday in Finland. I have been there by train and by ferry boat because I don't like travelling by plane. To my work I ride on my red bicycle. Kind regards, Merlin
786. Hangzhou, CHINA
Hello! I'm Silvia. Greetings from China. I live in Hangzhou. It is a modern presperous city to the west of Shanghai. What strikes me most is the beauty of West Lake. Spring and autumn are the best seasons in here. Best wishes to you.
Self-portrait: Karolina Pieton
I want to tell you about my favourite Polish series of books: The Witcher by Andrej Sapkowski. He has creted a cycle of tales based on the world of the Witcher, which was published in fantasy literary magazine "Fantastylia", comprising 3 collections of short stories and 5 novels. The main character is Geralt, a mutant who has been trained since childhood to hunt down an destroy monsters for the moneyh. Agaionst all appearances he's very sensitive and governed by knightly code. Computer games of The Witcher created by CD Project Red are based on this series. I'm so happy that these books have been adapted by Netflix. Have you read this series of books? With best wishes. 7/5/17
757. Itzig, Luxembourg
I am Dan, 52, lives in a little town called Itzig in Luxembourg/Europe. Best wishes and Happy Postcrossing with Stan and Ollie!
"Balloons" Kritina Kuodiene
Greetings from Lithuania! I'm a teacher. yesterday ended the school year. STarting time when I can do my favorite things when I want. Wonderful time! No matter how many years I have, I feel like the girl on this card. Zita
739. St. Petersburg, Russia
Russian Fairy Tales
Hello from Saint-Petersburg! My name is Yulia. I'm 17 years old. I hope 1027 is a year of great happiness and success for you!
672. Inge Look card
mailed from Germany
Hello Chris, Before I started with Postcrossing I never heard about Inge Look, but I am a big fan now! I hope you enjoy this card. In Bremen where I live we are a little bit away from winter - thank goodness! Our sons look forward to Christmas. Happy Postcrossing, Steffi
654. "The Letter" by Anzhela Dzherih
Hallo! My name is Irina. About my city: 1. Museum of History of Cosmonautics named after K. Tsiolkovsky is the world's first and Russia's largest space Museum. 2. The first 3D cinema was opened in Kaluga in 2010. 3. Kaluga city is depicted on the commemorative coin in denomination of (?) reubles.
Best Wishes for you!
627. Inge Look (Finnish artist) - sent from GERMANY
Hope you like this card. Life in ......(I can't understand what she's written here)..I have 2 grandchildren. Angelika
586. Still Life: Festive - Valiarjana Zholtak (1985) BELARUS
Hi! My name is Diana. I live in Belarus. My hobbies are dancing, different music, photography. I hope you like this card and stamp for you! Best wishes from Belarus :)
547. The Art of Disney: Wreck-It Ralph, 2012 from Taiwan
Hello, my name is Oswald. It's warm greeting from Taipei. I like watch movies, listen to pop music and travel. They always make me relaxing and refilling me with knowledge, delightful atmosphere, and peaceful mind. Oswald
535. Greetings From MACAU
Hello. How are you? My name is Khaki Catia. It's a pleasure to meet you. I love painting and taking photos. My dream is to send my artworks all over the wolrd. I hope I can make it. All the best, Khaki Catia
531. Virpi Pekkala card from FINLAND
Hello Hei Chris!
Greetings from Finland. Nice you like our Virpi Pekkala's art. I love her quiet humour. Hugs and kisses, Leila
516. Spokane, Washington
Postal greetings from my home in spokane, WA. Did this make you laugh? Smile a little? I love to hike/bike and walk. We have wild fires right now so the smokey conditions mean I stay inside. Congrats on your retirement. Colleen
512. Hanko, FINLAND
Hello Chris! My name is Ulrika, I am 47 years old. I live in the sourthern most town of Finland: Hanko. It is a small town but we have 30 km of beaches over here. Have a wonderful day! Ulrika
495. HAND DRAWN CARD!!! Praha, Ceska Replublika
Your post was first time I heard about jackalopes. Buyt I find tghem terribly cute.
Wish you a great summer,
489. St. John's, Newfoundland, CANADA
Greetings from St. John's NL in Canada. I get a kick out of this card because it's so 'stereotypical Canada' but being from Maine you are probably familiar.
I hope you're having a great day! Sabina
479. Greetings from Belarus!
Hello Chris, my name is Yana and I live in Belarus. My country is in the centre of Europe, near Russia. Actgually, we speak Russian, but we have our national language tgoo - Belarussian. Our symbols are teh bird-stork and the flower - vasilek. sometimes people from other countries call our country "Blye eyes," because we have a lot of lakes and rivers. We also have a lot of castles and our national animals -zubrs (they look like bisons). Thank you for the interest in my country.
466. Virpi Pekkala Card, Finland
Hello Chris, It is time for blueberries in Finland. I love to eat them, but I don't love to pick them. There are too many mosquitos in the forest. (The mosquitos love me :( ) Just now I am in our summer cottage in eastern Finland. It is evening and we warm up the sauna. My husband is a sauna lover. I like it, but cannot stay there a long time. It is too hot. Best Regards, Leena
465. Stoffig Pakhuis Fabric Shop, Delft, Netherlands
Hello Chris, I live in Delft, it's well-known for its Delfts Blue pottery. You can make quilts with the Delft blue material! I don't quilt, but I like to create my own clothes, and for that I often go to this shop. There you can buy all the materials, even for quilts. We've been in Arizona in May, we saw the Joshua trees and more. Very nice! Bye, Els...
459. Art card from Western China
Chris: Greeting from Carrie in Shenzhen, a city near to Hon Kong in Southern China. I got this card in Dunhuang, an ancient city in Western China last year. It says that the local people eat a lot of dried fruits, eg. dried pears, dried Chinese date...
455. HAPPY EVERYDAY from Moscow, Russia
Hi from Moscow! There are a lot of brilliant places there! Have your ever been in Russia?
408. Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Gijs Gans - uit Mamma Belle en het Dierenspel
My name is Erato and I'm Greek, but I live in the Netherlands. The card falls not in your likes or dislikes and it's quite original, that's why I chose it for you. Have you ever been to Europe? I've never been the the USA but my dream is to go to Alaska and stay there for awhile!
Enjoy your retirement and always smile!
398. Taiwan is Fun
My name is Louis. I live and work in Taiwan. I have been to visit USA several years ago. It's a very beautiful country. There are some famous landmarks of Taiwan. I hope you like this postcard. Best wishes, Louis
385. Originaali: Raija Nokkala "Kalaretki: FINLAND
Greetings from Finland!
Hallo class! I want to tell you about yesterday. 5th May it was, Freedom Day. the day before we remembered the people who died in the second world war or later. Yesterday we celebrated our freedom. Children, please make one thing sure. Always follow your heart and maker your dreams come true. We need all special talents in this world, and you have one! Smile a lot and love the other people. Debra
270. Ikkunaprinissi by Erja Hirvi, -marimekko-
The stamp is a picture of karelian pie. It is my favorite Finnish pastry. The crust is made of rye flour and filled with rice porridge. Ususally it is purchased ready to shop, but I will make them myself. T. Leen Kerava
I live in the old Russian city of Bryansk. It's famous for its beautiful landscapes and churches. I hope you'll like my post card with matroskkas. Tatyana