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Incoming Mail--July & August 2012

 Postcard from Becky in Oregon of the Great Wall in China.  I actually think this is even prettier than the usual view shown in photos.

 Postcrossing card from Germany.

 German stamps from the postcard above.

 Postcard from Ellen in The Netherlands during her vacation to Lithuania.  This is Trakai Island Castle.

 Postcrossing card from Lithuania.

 Letter from Iris in Germany.

 Postcard from Les in Maine.  The artist is Maya Sarada Kearn.  "My" Maya is always happy to find anything about another Maya.

 Postcrossing card from Taiwan.

Postcard from my sister and brother-in-law's anniversary trip to Colorado.  They're high school sweethearts celebrating 25 years of marriage tomorrow.

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Current Little Pleasures

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Time for iced or blended peppermint mochas.

Shopping for little gifts for Maya's Japanese pen pal.  They were matched through their schools, and we're hoping she can stay with us for a few days this summer.

The flock of wild turkeys, foxes, and other assorted wildlife entertaining us this fall.

Thanksgiving plans to visit my sister.

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Current Little Pleasures

Christmas Keepsake Week, July 14-23, filled with Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel.

Sending Christmas (in July) cards with a Peace greeting to some of my favorite people.  Why not??

Scott Tube Free Toilet Paper--nothing to recycle.

Haagen-Dazs Coffee Ice Cream--always!

Baby Driver movie.

Seeing photos from my sisters and niece on Facebook during their Italy trip.  I can't imagine they will want to come back home!

What are your current little pleasures?