A pleasant surprise in the mail today

@Asylum (47226)
Manchester, England
October 17, 2017 12:10pm CST
Over recent years I have managed to travel quite regularly, both here in the United Kingdom and overseas. This provided me with the opportunity to find postcards in many places last year, which I sent to a few friends here at Mylot. However, due to health issues which have made me too weary to travel, this all ended in January this year. Much to my surprise, the postman delivered the above shown postcard today, along with the usual bucketful of junk mail of course. It is very thoughtful of @Jeanniemaries to send this, especially at a time when she knows that I will not be likely to return the favour in the near future.
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@RasmaSandra (13379)
• Riga, Latvia
17 Oct
What I wonderful surprise for you. Really nice postcard.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
17 Oct
Yes and quite unexpected.
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@pgntwo (21717)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
17 Oct
That's nice! I still remember you recounting your reaction to Kinnie and pastizzi, better than any postcard
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
17 Oct
@pgntwo At least Campari is useful after visiting the dentist. After all, it is A Per A Teef.
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@pgntwo (21717)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
17 Oct
@Asylum Haha! Very good, I had not heard that one before!
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
17 Oct
@pgntwo It usually causes people to cringe rather than laugh.
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@andriaperry (33038)
• Anniston, Alabama
17 Oct
Very nice of her. I like this one myself.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
17 Oct
It would be difficult not to like this postcard.
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@LadyDuck (121670)
• Switzerland
18 Oct
This is a beautiful postcard Barry. I did not know that the flower of Alaska is the "forget-me-not", such a nice little flower.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
18 Oct
It certainly is a very attractive postcard. I cannot imagine anyone ever forgetting Alaska.
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@LadyDuck (121670)
• Switzerland
18 Oct
@Asylum I am pretty sure that even without the flower it's not a place you forget.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
18 Oct
@LadyDuck Most certainly not.
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@AmbiePam (46152)
• United States
17 Oct
That's cool! I used to collect postcards as well.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
17 Oct
I enjoyed searching for then in resorts, which reminded me of my childhood.
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@Kandae11 (26917)
17 Oct
A lovely postcard.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
17 Oct
I agree completely.
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@Corbin5 (81567)
• United States
17 Oct
I am so pleased you received that postcard. It is a wonderful one.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
17 Oct
Yes it is a very attractive postcard.
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@Lertka (348)
• Ukraine
17 Oct
It's good that you saw the world. For example, I do not have the opportunity to travel the world. I do not have much money and opportunity.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
17 Oct
I had plenty of time to travel once I had retired from work.
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@MarymargII (8334)
• Toronto, Ontario
18 Oct
Lovely card and interesting too! Do you collect post cards?
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
18 Oct
No, although I did enjoy sending them during my travels.
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• Toronto, Ontario
18 Oct
@Asylum And of course it's always fun to receive them and dream you're there! haha!
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
18 Oct
@MarymargII It is cold enough in England without travelling to Alaska.
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@sishy7 (27285)
• Australia
19 Oct
Oh, she's traveling to Alaska? That's very nice of her to remember you... Keep well!
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
19 Oct
Apparently she is not in Alaska, so I have no idea where she got the postcard from.
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@sishy7 (27285)
• Australia
19 Oct
@Asylum I see... Maybe it was part of her collection or something...
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
19 Oct
@sishy7 It would be unlikely for Jeannie to split up her own collection.
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• Pamplona, Spain
21 Oct
Really nice of her to send that to you. Hope you are feeling much better too.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
21 Oct
It is surprising how such a simple thoughtful act can really cheer up the day.
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• Pamplona, Spain
21 Oct
@Asylum My Godsister sent me a Birthday card about twelve days back now and I still have it on display. Nothing like a real card to lift your spirits and she always remembers me too.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
21 Oct
@lovinangelsinstead21 Sadly such mail is far less frequent than it was when we were younger.
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• Preston, England
18 Oct
great card and hopefully your travelling opportunities will tart again when your health improves
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
18 Oct
That may happen, although I may never be that healthy again.
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• Preston, England
19 Oct
@Asylum one step at a time and don't lose hope
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
19 Oct
@arthurchappell It has been several months since I started chemotherapy and it is still difficult to travel into the city centre.
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@BelleStarr (32005)
• Portland, Connecticut
25 Oct
She is a very special person and her kindness is well known.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
25 Oct
I cannot disagree with that.
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• United States
3 Nov
Awww!!! Thanks! As are you both!
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@SIMPLYD (75326)
• Philippines
20 Oct
What a very nice surprise indeed for you! And that postcard is beautiful. It truly says the important things to know about Alaska.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
20 Oct
There was a lot of interesting facts about Alastair listed that I was previously unaware of.
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@SIMPLYD (75326)
• Philippines
22 Oct
@Asylum Same with me actually, so that postcard taugh us more nice information about the place.
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@Hannihar (12614)
18 Oct
That is really a very nice postcard and very nice of the person to send it to you when you probably needed it.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
18 Oct
It was a real improvement on the usual junk mail that I receive often.
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@Hannihar (12614)
19 Oct
@Asylum I can imagine it would be Koalemos.
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• Lakewood, Colorado
18 Oct
So nice that you got the postcard. Hope you are doing okay my friend.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
18 Oct
I am doing fine thank you.
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• Lakewood, Colorado
18 Oct
@Asylum Welcome
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@allen0187 (27534)
• Philippines
18 Oct
That was a sweet gesture on her part!
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
18 Oct
Exactly my thought.
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@allen0187 (27534)
• Philippines
21 Oct
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@celticeagle (115087)
• Boise, Idaho
18 Oct
Nice surprise. Nice to have friends on here.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
18 Oct
It is nice to have friends anywhere.
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@celticeagle (115087)
• Boise, Idaho
18 Oct
@Asylum ......That is very true.
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• United States
17 Oct
That's sweet. You want one from Ohio?
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
18 Oct
Very kind of you to offer, but I do not actually collect postcards. It was just a pleasant surprise to receive this one.
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• United States
18 Oct
@Asylum I see.
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@cahaya1983 (9505)
• Malaysia
15 Nov
That's a very nice postcard and very thoughtful of her to send it to you. I hope you still get to go for short road trips every once in a while.
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@Asylum (47226)
• Manchester, England
15 Nov
Travelling is undesirable at present due to my condition, but things may improve in time.
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