Friday, July 10, 2009

good girls, bad girls


The Helen Gurley Brown quotation felt just right for this vintage card touting a local rest stop. I sent it to Mrpotani, but it seems to have been lost in the mail.

6 comments:

Evelyn Yvonne Theriault said...

Hello there,
I've been visiting your site every week - and I don't remember if I've left a comment before or not.
This postcard caught my eye because the Festival of Postcards this month is dedicated to SIGNS - and I'm wondering if you would permit me to make a link to this specific post.
It would make a particularly good addition to this issue because there will be a feature article on altered art/mail art.
If you haven't already seen the Festival, here's an example:
http://acanadianfamily.com/2009/06/24/a-festival-of-postcards-2nd-ed-main-street/
Either way,happy postcarding!
Evelyn in Montreal

Postcardy said...

This caught my eye too because I collect unaltered roadside and signs postcards.

Evelyn Yvonne Theriault said...

Jacqueline,
Thanks so much for participating in the Festival of Postcards.
Your entry is perfect as is and I'll let you know when the SIGNS issue is published.
Have a great day,
Evelyn in Montreal

Lucie LeBlanc Consentino said...

I've enjoyed participating in the Festival of Postcards as well as seeing postcards entered into the festival by others. Your postcard is just so interesting. Thank you for sharing.

Evelyn Yvonne Theriault said...

As promised, here's the publication address for the Signs Festival:
http://acanadianfamily.com/2009/07/29/a-festival-of-postcards-3rd-ed-signs/
I want to thank you again for taking part in the Festival. Your postcard is a great example of how the technique of altered postcards (mail art)could be used in family history.
In fact I was just corresponding with another family historian and discussing how this has inspired me to combine one of my parents' photographs with a St-Catherine Street postcard and other vintage ephemera around a 1950s night club theme.
Evelyn in Montreal

Sheila said...

I LOVE the quotation!! As well as the card of course. :) What a shame it's been lost in the mail, or has it since arrived?