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New for 2016

An exceptional new rail experience is taking shape in Ireland: launching in 2016, Belmond Grand Hibernian will
be the country’s first ever luxury touring train, lifting travel in the Emerald Isle to dazzling new heights.


Weekend Incoming

Because this is my birthday month – turning 30, woohoo! – I’m getting more mail than usual. Also, I just have great friends who know how to love on me. 142 more words

Fun Mail


The National Soaring Museum in Elmira, New York features a collection of non-motorized aircraft. The museum features a wide array of gliders and sailplanes from the late 1890’s all the way to present day modern models. 50 more words


Commuting to Troy: An Overview

In the course of my three years at Troy, I have gained a deep and abiding hatred for group projects.  Not, as most would think, because of the slackers and control freaks who somehow find their ways into every group. 926 more words



this week, i received an inaugural piece of mailart from our pals roco & ripa in durham. they kindly hosted us a few weeks back for a splendid evening of record-listening, and rick gave me the grand tour of their home (which is absolutely filled with curious and lovely objects as well as the fruits of their many creative endeavors). 242 more words



Young Woman with Earrings, 1657 (REMBRANDT, 1606-1669)
Oil on panel. 39.5×32.5CM
The Hermitage, Leningrad

Beautiful art postcard arrived from Russia today, along with some other stuff.

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I’ve seen this card before from other members on postcrossing; But I’ve never received such a card and I find it quite nice.

That aside, the sender Ksenia placed a lot of pretty Russian stamps on the back so it made me really happy. 177 more words