One of our favorites is from 1962 ...
|First Day Cover|
First Day of Issue
Seattle World's Fair
April 25, 1962
We didn't surprise you with that one, did we? A hometown item, just 54 years old. April 25, 1962, was the First Day of Issue for the Seattle World's Fair stamp ... and what a bargain ... just 4 cents!
OK, here is a POSTCARD, first day card ...
|First Day Card|
Australian Antarctic Territory
March 27, 1957
Linking up with Connections to the World. Thanks, Maria, for hosting!
Beyond postcards ...
The Seattle World's Fair item above encouraged us to post one of our recent photos of the city from Kerry Park ... most tours of the city stop here for the unusually good overview. The Space Needle, of course, was built for the Fair and continues to be the icon for Seattle.
|Seattle from Kerry Park|
October 5th 4:53 PM
[Click on image for larger view]
Can't resist giving you an update on the trees in our neighborhood.
|Signs of Fall|
October 1st 3:21 PM
Closing thought ...
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.