[RR] Alternative NARR - Jan to Dec 2022 - Sign-ups for December are closed

Hello everyone,

I want to begin by thanking @cawindt for all the awesome work he does as a host for the NARR each month

After seeing how quickly Craig’s NARR fills up each month and how many members cannot join in time, I have consulted with him and we now open an Alternative monthly NARR.

The goal of this RR is to create a second group of members who were not able to join the main RR but still want to exchange cards for the month.

A few ground rules:

  • @cawindt ‘s RR is still the main one. This alternative RR will only open AFTER the main NARR has closed for the month.
  • I don’t want to exclude anyone at this point, but if we see that it becomes too crowded, priority will be given to members who have not been able to join the main NARR.
  • The maximum number of members to 20. This RR will close on the 1st of the month regardless of how many people have joined.
  • If some members do decide to join despite being in the main RR, please give priority to the main RR and send your card for that one first. You can therefore have until the 20 of the month to send cards for this one.
  • Please consider the preferences of members when choosing cards!
  • I have the addresses of most people, but if you can send it to me again for the first month so I can group them together I would appreciate it.
  • This RR is open to North America members only!

Thank you everyone for your interest :slight_smile:

Participating members for December 2022

  1. @Sunshein
  2. @Beachyblonde
  3. @missedith17 Sent All /
  4. @hootnoodle
  5. @roxy Sent All /
  6. @LaurenceB
  7. @nursegarry Sent All /
  8. @DCMdVa
  9. @scoutingbear
  10. @oniisen
  11. @MrsE Sent All /
  12. @nikniknik367

Participating members for November 2022

  1. @Sunshein Sent All / Received from: All but 5
  2. @CrimsonKing Sent All / Received from: All but 5
  3. @missedith17 Sent All / Received from: All but 5
  4. @sraelling Sent All / Received from: All but 5
  5. @Ringo16
  6. @LaurenceB Sent All / Received from: 1,2,3,4,7,9,10,11,14
  7. @nursegarry Received from: 1,2,3,4,6,8,9,10,11,12,13,14
  8. @DCMdVa Sent All / Received from: All but 5
  9. @scoutingbear Received from: 1,2,3,4,6,7,10,11,12,13,14
  10. @jocrafts Sent All / Received from: All but 5
  11. @MrsE Sent All / Received from: 1,2,3,4,6,8,9,10,12,13,14
  12. @paulinexong Sent All / Received from: All but 5
  13. @nikniknik367 Sent All / Received from: 1,4,6,7,8,10,11,12
  14. @roxy Sent All / Received from: 1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10,11,13

Participating members for October 2022

  1. @Triol Sent All / Received: All but 5
  2. @Beachyblonde / Received from: 3,4,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14
  3. @mdmsamm Sent All / Received from: All but 1
  4. @ad7yn Sent All / Received from: All but 5
  5. @ljbbauer Sent All / Received from: ALL
  6. @LaurenceB Sent All / Received from: ALL
  7. @nursegarry Received from: ALL
  8. @DCMdVa Sent All / Received from: ALL
  9. @scoutingbear Sent All / Received from: ALL
  10. @jocrafts Sent All / Received from: ALL
  11. @MrsE Sent All / Received from: All but 2
  12. @paulinexong Sent All / Received from: All but 13
  13. @NittanyLionRI Sent All / Received from: ALL
  14. @roxy Sent All / Received from: 1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13

Participating members for September 2022

  1. @sunshein Sent All / Received from: 3,5,6,7,8,9
  2. @Beachyblonde Sent All / Received from: All but 4
  3. @mdmsamm Sent All / Received from: 1,2,5,6,7,8
  4. @Alexia561 Sent All / Received from: 1,3,5,7,8,9
  5. @ljbbauer Sent All / Received from: 1,2,3,6,7,8,9
  6. @LaurenceB Sent All / Received from: 1,2,3,7,8,9
  7. @nursegarry Sent All / Received from: 1,3,5,6,8,9
  8. @DCMdVa Sent All / Received from: 1,2,3,5,6,7,9
  9. @scoutingbear Sent All / Received from: 1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9

Participating members for August 2022

  1. @Sunshein Sent All / Received from: ALL
  2. @Beachyblonde Sent All / Received from: ALL
  3. @SusanneA Sent All / Received from: ALL
  4. @sraelling Sent All / Received from: ALL
  5. @TwasBrillig Sent All / Received from: ALL
  6. @LaurenceB Sent All / Received from: ALL
  7. @ALMcDowell Sent All / Received from: 3,5,8,9,12
  8. @DCMdVa Sent All / Received from: ALL
  9. @scoutingbear Sent All / Received from: All but 10
  10. @oniisen Sent All / Received from: All but 7
  11. @dnrhott Sent All / Received from: 2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10,12
  12. @nursegarry Sent All / Received from: ALL

Participating members for July 2022

  1. @Alexia561 Sent All / Received from: ALL
  2. @Beachyblonde Sent All / Received from: ALL
  3. @Angeldreamer Sent All / Received from: ALL
  4. @sraelling Sent All / Received from: ALL
  5. @shelbert
  6. @LaurenceB Sent All / Received from: ALL
  7. @ALMcDowell Sent All / Received from: 1,2,3,4,6,8,9,10
  8. @DCMdVa Sent All / Received from: ALL
  9. @scoutingbear Sent All / Received from: ALL
  10. @oniisen Sent All / Received from: ALL

Participating members for June 2022

  1. @Alexia561 Sent All / Received from: ALL
  2. @Beachyblonde Sent All / Received from: ALL
  3. @Angeldreamer Sent All / Received from: ALL
  4. @dnrhott Sent All / Received from: All but 12
  5. @TwoDoggies Sent All / Received from: 1,2,3,4,6,7,8,10,11
  6. @LaurenceB Sent All / Received from: ALL
  7. @PostAddy Sent All / Received from: ALL
  8. @DCMdVa Sent All / Received from: ALL
  9. @scoutingbear Sent All / Received from: All but 4
  10. @hootnoodle Sent All / Received from: ALL
  11. @sraelling Sent All / Received from: ALL
  12. @ljbbauer Sent All / Received from: ALL

Participating members for May 2022

  1. @Sunshein Sent All / Received from: ALL
  2. @Beachyblonde Sent All / Received from: ALL
  3. @Angeldreamer Sent All / Received from: ALL
  4. @dnrhott Sent All / Received from: ALL
  5. @TwoDoggies Sent All / Received from: ALL
  6. @LaurenceB Sent All / Received from: ALL
  7. @PostAddy / Received from: All but 2
  8. @DCMdVa Sent All / Received from: ALL

Participating members for April 2022

  1. @Sunshein Sent All / Received from: ALL
  2. @jaqueposts Sent All / Received from: ALL
  3. @HookedonPostcards Sent All / Received from: ALL
  4. @dnrhott Sent All / Received from: All but 9
  5. @TwoDoggies Sent All / Received from: ALL
  6. @LaurenceB Sent All / Received from: All but 5
  7. @CeceG Sent All / Received from: ALL
  8. @DCMdVa Sent All / Received from: ALL
  9. @scoutingbear Sent All / Received from: 1,2,4,5,6,7,8

Participating members for March 2022

  1. @dnrhott Sent All / Received from: ALL
  2. @Beachyblonde Sent All / Received from: ALL
  3. @HookedonPostcards Sent All / Received from: ALL
  4. @teddypostcrossing Sent All / Received from: 1,2,5,6,7,8,9
  5. @TwasBrillig Sent All / Received from: ALL
  6. @LaurenceB Sent All / Received from: ALL
  7. @jacieslar Sent All / Received from: ALL
  8. @DCMdVa Sent All / Received from: ALL
  9. @SecretCityGrl Sent All / Received from: ALL

Participating members for February 2022

  1. @Sunshein Sent All / Received from: ALL
  2. @Beachyblonde Sent All / Received from: ALL
  3. @TwoDoggies Sent All / Received from: ALL
  4. @Yarn-Lady Sent All / Received from: ALL
  5. @TwasBrillig Sent All / Received from: ALL
  6. @LaurenceB Sent All / Received from: ALL
  7. @PostAddy Sent All / Received from: ALL
  8. @DCMdVa Sent All / Received from: ALL
  9. @scoutingbear Sent All / Received from: ALL

Participating members for January 2022

  1. @Sunshein Sent All / Received from ALL
  2. @HookedonPostcards Sent All / Received from: ALL
  3. @Beachyblonde Sent All / Received from: ALL
  4. @scoutingbear Sent All / Received from: ALL
  5. @jocrafts Sent All / Received from: ALL
  6. @LaurenceB Sent All / Received from: ALL
  7. @DCMdVa Sent All / Received from: ALL
  8. @salemhouse Sent All / Received from ALL
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Please count me in.
Address sent by PM.
Thanks!

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Me too, please! Thank you for doing this again!

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I made it into the main RR but would like to join this one as well!

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Please add me! :slight_smile: Can’t wait to send new cards in 2022!

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I’d like to join for January too! Thank you.

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I would like to join, if it’s not too late.

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Sign-ups now closed :smiley: I will send the addresses as soon as I can :slight_smile: Happy New Year!

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#5 jocrafts–all of mine are ready to go in the mail! Happy New Year to all! :slight_smile:

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My cards are in the mail.

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All cards are in the mail!
Happy travels … :flight_departure:

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All cards in the mail in the morning!

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Happy New Year to everyone!

I’ve been having one medical or dental emergency after the other, so my reporting is late:

Mailed #2-4 on Jan 4
Mailed #5-8 on Jan 6

Received #4 @scoutingbear in yesterday’s mail. Karen - thanks for the great CA map. My former home town of Huntington Beach was actually named!

Received from @Sunshein a very snowy scene

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My cards are leaving today!

I sent all of my postcards!

I also received an adorable “Did you Know” dolphin postcard from #5 @jocrafts
Thank you! And I didn’t make any resolutions, but I love your idea!! I may implement it!! haha

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Hello all. We had a great day in southern Arizona yesterday, today we’re back to being chilly.

I returned home to find #5 @jocrafts postcard in the mailbox. Jo, thank you for the card bby Kindah Khalidy. I did some research and she’s a painter and fabric/textile designer.
I’ve moved across the Atlantic 8x so far and might be doing it again this summer, depending on which jobs open up. In addition to those moves, I’ve another 28x intra-country or state, so I’ve got a pretty good handle on what to do. The best and worst part of the moves is setting up in a new environment. I love it because you find so many new things to explore, but having to find doctors and other service providers is a big pain.

The stamps are awesome and didn’t see any cancellation as the post office cancelled the front of the card. I’m always torn when this happens, because you get to see the entire stamp, but having the postal mark on them makes it seem like they’ve done their job and now they don’t get credit.

What do you all think about this?

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I definitely prefer to have my stamps cancelled because I agree–it feels like they did their job! I think my local post office tends to cancel the front of my card for most postcards I send. I think it might be because I like keeping my written side so full? Not sure.

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Received #8 @salemhouse’s “Down by the Beach” - Australian art the type I love, thank you Ann.
I’ve switched over to whole spices only and grind what I need. I found it cuts down on having to purge spices quite as often.
Oh, it’s WAY TOO COLD in Minnesota. We walked our dog when it was 57F and both of us wore gloves!

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Today I received a hand-sewn card from #1 @Sunshein . I love the sparkly ribbon stitching, and I would love to learn to weave some day.
I also received The Book Loft from #5 @jocrafts . How appropriate to have a cat laying on an open book - they can never resist.

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