The introduction of the Fourdrinier machine galvanized the production of paper. It seemed we could make as much and more than we might ever need. Apparently in the 1860s a company called Waters & Sons was building boats made of paper in Troy, New York. Troy made so many paper collars it was known as […]
A repost from one year + ago. Stamps, and letters, yeah!
https://wp.me/p5fwSr-ks. This is right up my alley. Great inspiration Cloud Writer! ~TH~
The stamp show has been great. I found quite a few items I wanted, had some great discussions. Met Graham Beck of YouTube channel Exploring Stamps. The exhibit is breathtaking.
Inspiration from social media? Yes, it can be done! In fact, at this point I pretty much follow folks on FB & Twitter that exclusively post about their artwork, crafting, typewriters, and stamp collecting. If any political crappity-crap creeps in- unfollowed.
I keep up with the news via newspapers (which I set aside when they bring me down), and television news- which I digest within the first ten minutes of broadcast. Both local AND national. Talking heads banging their gums incessantly over a topic, 24/7.
Know the old saying about beating a dead horse? Yeah, that.
Other than that, I take walks and enjoy this incredibly beautiful world. I highly recommend the process. ~TH~
Hmmmm… ok. I found this block of four 1970 stamps (Scott No. 1409, 6 cent) crammed and crumpled into our mailbox. Reminded me of the scene in the film ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’, where Jem & Scout discover treasures in an old tree knothole.
Well, I sure do like when my hobbies intersect. I recently got into philately. I have plenty of stamps to sort through, and I will be attending the APS National Summer Convention in Columbus OH. In preparation for the event, I’m digging into the details.
I recently purchased a hodge-podge of collection materials from Ebay, which included this swell book from 1964. It’s a discard from the Muhlenberg Library. Note the hand lettered filing info on the cover. I love old library books. No card in the back cover though. Oh well…