Greetings from the Upper Peninsula, and a note on Shipping Info
Dear project backers;
Wow! I am astonished and happy to see how quickly this project took off. I spent the last night camping far out of reach of cellular connectivity at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. This morning I spent some time working on the first batch of postcards for project backers. And this afternoon I'm surprised to see how many reward tiers sold out while I was out of touch. Thank you all, again.
Kickstarter won't let me send out a formal survey for shipping information until the funding period officially ends 23 days from now. But if you'd like to send in that information early, feel free to contact me through Kickstarter.
I'm in Michigan's Upper Peninsula right now, making my way west toward Minnesota along the Lake Superior shoreline. Last night I watched the sun set over the wreck of the Mary Jarecki, a freight steamer that ran aground in 1883 during heavy fog. As you can see, there's not much left of her:
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Vicarious summer travels await with a postcard from the road. It's jam-packed with a fun-to-read, postcard-length story.Estimated delivery:
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Give your postal carrier a newfound appreciation for the caliber of your incoming mail. I begin with an ordinary, store-bought postcard, and lovingly customize it with a collage or other artwork.Estimated delivery:
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Visitors from a heretofore unknown postcard universe will colonize your mailbox with this oversized, completely custom, one-of-a-kind handcrafted postcard. A unique work of art that you may well find suitable for framing.Estimated delivery:
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The epistolary life is alive and well on the roads of twenty-first century America. These letters are the kitchen sink: Drawings, collage, and stories. They're the letter-length version of a postcard-length interpretation of a second-tier attempt at a great American novel.Estimated delivery:
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Give the gift of neat stuff in a mailbox with a postcard gift subscription. The lucky recipient will get five postcards (each a six-dollar value), preceded by an extra postcard announcing that you've signed him or her up to receive this unique gift.Estimated delivery:
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This is the option of choice for postcard enthusiasts in the robber baron set. You get a two-page letter, a six-dollar postcard, and something kitschy I found while traveling.Estimated delivery:
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