I hear your concerns and they are important to me. I am going to escalate these concerns up the chain of command in order for them to fall on the appropriate deaf ears.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Postcard #219: the Expendables
Postcard #218: Bad Kitty
Postcard #217: Dumb
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Postcard #216: DUI
Postcard #215: Recidivism
Postcard #214: Go Fly a Kite
Postcard #213: Gum Crumbs
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Postcard #212: Brethren
Hello fellow RN. Operating room RN here. As much as I would like to dive into a tirade about covid/vaccination/layoffs/redeployment etc etc….I do not know how welcome it would be. So, I discovered post crossing on the trip to Spain when I was meeting up at meetups and couchsurfing.com meets... And somebody told me about it when They learned I was buying and sending "weird" postcards. I get a lot of cards at antique shops, estate sales, eBay (buying "lots" +400 cards). I really only want odd/weird ones. Estate sales are pretty good. You mentioned you were from Pennsylvania. I hope you like the card. I have family out in Murrysville PA. I worked at a summer camp out in Fort Hill PA. Anyway. Stay safe. -TM
Sent via postcrossing to bjw1220. She is a nurse. I kept myself from gushing and I guess I kept my conversation more grounded...
Monday, October 4, 2021
Postcard #211: Expired
Postcard #210: Mandate
Postcard #209: Relics
Postcard #208: Highlands
Postcard 207: Jaywalker
Saturday, March 20, 2021
Postcard #206: Boring
culichi who had a pretty brilliant request. She wanted only cards that I think are boring with the prompt asking me why I find it boring. I should have written more. I should have studied the card. It looks kinda weird the more I look at it. I focused on the church solely. The parking lot it just a sea of grey. What is up with that? And a blue sky in Portland? Come on. What a fucking fabrication....all of it. I should have sent her another boring pastoral church picture.
Postcard 205: Ain't that a Fact?
Sent via postcrossing to Annikazit. I sent her one of my pecularium postcards. She wanted a card from where I live and facts about my hometown. Which begs the question...what do you consider your hometown?
Postcard #204: Matriarch
|This stamp header is an AZO with four up arrows. Its print date is likely between 1904 and 1918.|
Postcard #203: Come Visit!
Sunday, February 7, 2021
sallymo. Hats off to her for managing to create homemade cards that are probably are not thrown in a rubbish bin by all the people who write "NO HOMEMADE CARDS" in their profiles.
Postcard #202: Morning in America
01/21/21 - Portland OR. It's Fuckin raining. 44 F
Well after an armed insurrection attempt five dead people, a final tally of 400k covid deaths could we finally have a new president. Republicans want to find Unity...now. I am so god damned sick of being the ones who have to capitulate when outraged which is the problem nothing really outrages them. Nothing tangible. "Rights" "Religion." We have to always move on when something tragic happens. "What could have been done?" "This was a single, lone event." No. I am done. I want people held [accountable] for their actions. How we could not collectively called Q-Anon fucking assholes. We could not collectively call white supremacists fucking dirtbag shitheads. I want to ask how we got here...but we have always been here. -TM
Sent via Postcrossing to anicka22. Probably one of my favorite profiles so far. Completely blank. The only way it could have been better would have been for them to have written one word in the profile so that it would appear that they did not simply overlook it. I got this postcard in Spain. I've had it for several years and from the looks of it someone else had it before me on display.
I was obviously angry here. I really suck at first draft postcarding. I left out words. I left out grammar and punctuation. I was a lazy bastard for this card and it shows.
Saturday, February 6, 2021
Postcard #201: Special Delivery
44 It's friggen raining
but at least it's not snowing
I pulled up to the house pretty much the same time as my wife did. I pulled to give her room to pull her car into the driveway. Looking towards the road I saw a plastic white garbage bag. The sort I have in my own kitchen with red drawstrings. I parked my car and walked to the mailbox. Junk mail flyers. (But I did get one postcrossing card!) I figured I could use the junkmail to go and pick up the trash. As I got closer I noticed the bag was nearly empty... but there was something in the bag. Black. It stuck to the inside of bag and it carried enough mass that the wind did not move it. I picked it up. It was soft, wet. And started to move it to my garbage cans, my left hand like a tight pincer holding the bag within the protective burger king coupons as I crossed the yard. I smelled something foul. A smell known all too well from life... and work, I almost did want to recognize it. Once I admitted that I know the smell I knew it would make me gag. I then thought about how it does not make me gag at work when my patients...
poop... shit Tom. It's Human feces. Human SHIT You ARE HOLDING HUMAN SHIT! I started to gag and wretch. I still smell it every time I have to burp the garbage can. Honestly, I smell it even when I look at the can. - TM
Sent via Postcrossing to Drey01. Did not give me a whole lot of guidance no homemade or Ad cards. I really would like to send an ad card to the first person to ever put that in a profile. I wonder if I could write to Postcrossing and ask them to look at their records to see when the first time "NO AD CARD" was placed in someone's profile.
I am pretty late getting these up. They are already arriving at their sites. And I already have another interlude post coming.
Saturday, January 30, 2021
Postcard #200: GME Thingamajig...
Jan 24, 2021
Nobody ever asks for ad cards. Here is one of mine I am not sure how long I have had it. It's copywritten 1999. It's Sunday, I have to go to work tomorrow like most people. I kind of want to call in sick for stupid reasons...I invested money in GameStop over the past few weeks. It's rumored that it is going to be hit by a major short squeeze over the coming days/weeks. I am existing in a state of nil-loss right now. Like Schrödinger's cat. The money is sort of down now. I have not lost anything. I don't know if it will make money and with work...I will not be able to check my phone for updates. I will have to work in a state where I could have made money or lost much of it. I don't think I wanted to make dumb levels of money. I heard that investors were betting on the failure of GameStop and that feels like a shitty thing to do. I heard of an opportunity to catch a bunch of wealthy people doing something dumb with a lot of money and I wanted to be apart of history. Fucking money-making assholes making stupid levels of money....while I work taking care of people with covid? Seriously. WTF? Then trying to bankrupt a videogame store that I am fond of? - TM.
I should probably start by saying my first ever disclaimer: I AM NOT SOMEONE YOU SHOULD TAKE INVESTMENT ADVICE FROM...I am an amateur investor and I mess around with some extra money I make with extra shifts. I think the stock market is a big gamble and I am investing in companies I believe in...That being said...
Sent via postcrossing to alexaufdembetzenberg. He wanted an AD card. I don't much care for scots whisky. I even stuck a little sticker on it too. He wrote back...kinda weird reply:
Alexander wrote you a message:
“Cheers for your card. That GameStop thingmajig didn't end too well, did it?
Best Wishes and Stay Healthy!”
Postcard #199: Pen-nsylvania...
Portland, OR 39% Rainy.
This Space For Writing Messages
I bought a bunch of Sharpie S. Gel pens. I'll be honest I saw a reaction video to them. And I bought in... They suck. Here is my struggling .038 s...-s Gel pen. What a joke! Pigma Micron! All the way! Anyway, I saw you live in Phill. My wife and I got married in Philly. It was called Romano's. Now it's The Felt Factory. Sounds better IMO. Like the called Electric Factory. My wife and I stood in the fountain in the lobby for pictures. I think we broke it. Because it leaked downstairs where the reception was. Oh Well. YOLO! -TM
Sent via Postcrossing to CelesteDolores. She wrote back!
Celeste wrote you a message:
“Thanks for the postcard. I've never seen that post office in Philly, but then I live "downtown" in Center City. I'm wondering where it was. I had to look on the map to find the Felt Factory--in North Philadelphia. The Sharpie Ultra Fine Permanent Marker is good for postcards. I also bought the Sharpie gel pens but not to use on postcards. I think I used them up already. Interest idea the "Vault."”
Postcard #198: "It's All Your Fault"
The front reads "IT'S ALL YOUR FAULT."