Tuesday, September 20, 2011

I'm Curious.....


Happy Tuesday, everyone!  To most of my readers:  Happy (almost!) Autumn!  To my Southern Hemisphere readers:  Happy (almost) Spring!  :D

I was just looking at my analytics for this blog - do you know that this is the 235th post?!  I was sort of shocked when I saw that!  Like most writers, I am anxious (on a quasi-daily basis!) that I won't have anything to talk about.  Apparently I pulled it off 234 times before this!  With the amount of stuff I've accumulated I could talk about one item for the rest of my life.  I do like discussing whole subjects of things too.

Which brings me to the question posed in the header - I'm curious.  I want to know from you, dear readers, what you like!  I am so happy that you read my blog on a regular basis, but what post or posts stick out in your mind as being more interesting than others?

I know I have my own favorites because I have pieces in my collection that are my favorites, just as you also do, I'm sure.  But I want to know - what topics interest you?  Is there something you'd like to hear about that I haven't talked about yet?

To those of you who've read the post thus far - post in the comments below (or on the Facebook page) which of my posts is your favorite, and you'll automatically be entered for a giveaway!  A giveaway of what, you ask?  Stuff from me!  That's right - you'll get an envelope stuffed to the gills with ephemera of all types.  I hate to say this, but I have to limit this giveaway to my US and Canadian friends only - I've been having some troubles with my overseas sending.  I apologize profusely to my Australian and New Zealander (and apparently LOTS of Russian) readers!  And as always, please leave your e-mail address for me in the "name (at) domain (dot) com" format so I know where to find you.  If you don't leave your e-mail this way, I will not pick your name.

I will run this giveaway until this Friday night at 5 p.m. CDT.  I hope lots of you comment!  Not only do I love these giveaways but I would also love your input.

One last thing - I want to thank you all again so very much for reading this blog.  It's amazing to me how many Ephemeraologists are out there and I'm glad we're connecting!  I have met so many wonderful folks, all because I write about what I love.  I hope I inspire you to revel in your own collections. For those of you who read it from the creative perspective, I hope I've encouraged you to make your own art using these fun and interesting pieces!

Ready?  GO!  Can't wait to hear from you!

8 comments:

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  2. One of my favorite posts is from August 11th ~ recipe for nostalgia. Lately I've been going through a lot of paper work and found recipes written in my grandmother's handwriting and some in my mother and mother-in-law's handwriting. Not only is special to have their recipes, it brings back many memories to when I see their handwriting.
    snowyowl at wi dot rr dot com

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  3. EDIT: And because I'm an idiot, I'm reposting my comment with my email address that I forgot yesterday. Ooops. :)

    I will comment just because I like to try to win things :) but honestly I haven't had time yet to make it through all of your 234 other posts yet to know what else I would like to see! I want to make ATCs and would love to see lots of examples and references for how to pull them off.

    amyswiney (at) gmail (dot) com

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  4. Never one to tell anyone what to see,write or say - I've enjoyed reading and seeing what you post, when time allows of course -

    audiohistory (at) yahoo (dot) com = Cheers!

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  5. Your few comments are truthful as is this one. I don't even have time to keep my own blogs...specifically...up to date let alone reading the each and every post of every blogr I follow ... Just as I suspectl that you have not kept current with my blogs or postings to my collage/altered arts page on Facebook. What are we all to do? Life is full ... So much time in a day and doesn't mean we don't notice, see ... Maybe just not all of the time <3

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  6. I am a huge nut for vintage ephemera and love incorporating it into my work. I love that it makes the piece that much more unique. As for your blog, I love all the vintage goodies you share, oftentimes with very interesting history. Most of all, I love seeing the fabulous artwork you create with your vintage findings. You are truly inspiring!!!

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  7. And a hearty congrats to Alyce Schwenn, who won the giveaway! Thanks to all of you for playing along - we'll have another giveaway VERY soon! Stay tuned! :D

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  8. A HUGE thank you to Mel for such a wonderful, fun giveaway. I'm still making my way through the box and have enjoyed everything you chose for me. Woo hoo! Time to play!!!!

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