Wednesday, April 13, 2016

California Looks Good to Me - Roses in Midwinter

Good morning, Tina here.


Years ago, I gave Heidi a present. It was a beautiful postcard that had been framed.


It showed some gorgeous Victorian homes with a rose hedge.


I loved that postcard, and ever after looked for one to keep for my own.


I looked in antique stores, at postcard shows, on the internet at postcard dealer sites, on ebay.


I found roses and old homes abounding on postcards, just not "the one". But I never gave up.


Two days ago I looked at my email and there it was, for sale on ebay with a Buy It Now tag, for a whopping $2.49!


My very own "California looks good to me. Roses in Midwinter." postcard. It was mailed in Pasadena to New York in 1910. And it's mine, all mine. I am going to frame it and no longer will I need to envy Heidi her lovely postcard.

4 comments:

Thimblehappy said...

That's beautiful, Tina. I'm happy for you! My Grandma Daisy used to travel from Illinois to Salinas (CA)in midwinter to visit us. She would always take home a bouquet of roses from Mom's garden to amaze her neighbors.

Heidi Ann said...

Oh, I am so glad you found one after looking for it for so very long!
I love yours- and I love mine.
And I also love every one of the others you shared here today

Larry Duncan said...

Heidi, have you changed your e-mail? I tried to send you a message, but it came back. Janet

Candice said...

I am so glad you found a postcard of your own. I probably would have borrowed Heidi Ann's card and scanned it and printed a copy to frame! I don't blame you for wanting to have one for yourself!