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sfcorrespondence

sfcorrespondence
Date Joined: November 21, 2018
Last Online: November 10, 2019
Birthday: June 8
Country: United States
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About Me

๐Ÿ‘‹๐ŸฝHello!

My name is Micaela and I live in foggy San Francisco, California, USA. ๐Ÿ’Œ

I work as a graphic designer in the tech industry. I have recently started and run a letter writing group called the San Francisco Correspondence Society, which you can read more about below. โ†“

I'm 26, I was born in the Napa Valley and went to college up there as well. My family still lives there and I love going back home and visiting them and their new dachshund puppy, Cashew.

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Loves

๐Ÿ“ฎThese are just a few of the things I love:

  • Dachshunds! (my family has a small English Cream long hair dachshund named Cashew, so I love anything dachshund-related)

  • Collecting and using vintage postage stamps (I especially love animal stamps, architecture & art stamps, mail-related stamps, and floral/nature themed stamps)

  • Cards and stationery (love anything letterpress, gold foil, pretty illustration, floral/nature, coffee, or snail-mail related!)

  • Stickers (love animal, floral, nature, kawaii ones, coffee, travel, books and snail-mail related ones! Also love mrs grossman's, stickii and pipsticks too)

  • Traveling (favorite places are Florence, Paris, Big Sur, Carmel-by-the-sea, and Tulum in Mexico)

  • Reading and baking (love cupcakes and chocolate chip cookies)

  • Calligraphy (I'm a novice)

  • Favorite foods are Mexican (I'm half Mexican), Italian, and any yummy vegan soups (recipes welcome!)

  • Typewriters (I own an Olympia DeLuxe Cursive one)

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๐Ÿ“ฎPostcards I like to receive:

  • Animals: My favorite animals are dachshunds, horses, elephants, tigers, turtles, humpback whales, and really any dog.

  • Nature: I am a big fan of cacti and succulents, and always welcome more flora and fauna in my mailbox. I also love fruit, tulips, and redwood trees.

  • Abstract: I love abstract and modern art so if you have a postcard lying around, I'd love it! I visit the SFMOMA often, and love Ellsworth Kelly. I also love impressionist art like Monet, Degas, Cรฉzanne, Matisse)

  • Landscapes: I like tourist postcards that aren't the usual tourist postcards. But I also love natural landscapes and cityscapes and landmarks. Tell me about your town/city!

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Please: If you don't receive something from me, private message me.

It is likely that it is lost in the mail or just delayed, as I usually send out swaps during the first two days after partners are assigned. I will appreciate a private message asking to resend immensely, and will extend the courtesy to all of you out there as well ๐Ÿ˜ŠThank you! I take pride in my swaps and getting them to their homes as quickly as possible.

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SF Correspondence Society

I run a letter writing group called the San Francisco Correspondence Society. We love everything about handwritten correspondence, from the stationery to the postage! We host socials for members to meet and write letters, and soon I will be opening up a snail mail shop on our website to buy artistamps, stationery, and more!

You can visit our website to learn more: SF Correspondence Society website and our Instagram is very active: @sfcorrespondence :)

And if you are in the Bay Area, consider joining! It's a fun group.

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Photos

Here's me!

Micaela

โ€œWe are all rough drafts of the people we're becoming.โ€ โ€”Bob Goff

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Ratings

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Comment: Hey I grew up in seattle! I live in a smaller city 20 minutes away now, the seattle area is a great place! I'm going to take graphic design at my college in spring quarter!
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Comment: Thank you for the nice postcard and sharing the things that make you happy.
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Comment: I love the stamps but I must say that the postcard is not a favorite. But the stamps are what matter in this swap. :) The Halloween decor is awesome too!
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Comment: Thank you for the large letter postcard and sharing your simple pleasure with me.
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Comment: Thank you for a great swap. I love flower stamps!
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Comment: Hi Michaela, Thank you for the very cool Halloween postage stamps. I am inspired by your calligraphy, I have many alphabets but no time to practice!
bstrong rated for WIYM: Woot! PC Swap time! #8 on Oct 30, 2019
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Comment: What a beautifully decorated postcard and great set of stamps. Thank you very much. Have a great day.
christy102194 rated for WIYM: Woot! PC Swap time! #8 on Oct 28, 2019
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Comment: Loved the Phantom of the Opera stamp! <3 ^^
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Comment: As always, a wonderful swap. I donโ€™t believe I have seen a single one of these stamps! And that is saying something for me, with my stamp hoard. Ha!
Marleen1979 rated for WIYM: Woot! PC Swap time! #8 on Oct 25, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for your wonderful postcard
goinjenny rated for WIYM: Woot! PC Swap time! #8 on Oct 23, 2019
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Comment: Thank you
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Comment: Thanks for the fun variety of stamps, and for choosing some especially for me. I was especially excited to see the sleepy hollow stamp-- it's my absolute favorite. โ™ฅ Thanks for hosting another great swap!
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Comment: Love it!
Jafferty rated for WIYM: Woot! PC Swap time! #8 on Oct 20, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the bookstore postcard and colorful stamps and stickers! Sure brightened up my mailbox!
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Comment: Thank you for the library postcard and the beautiful stamps! I have never seen the mineral heritage series, so I immediately looked it up!
suepier rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 98!!! on Oct 18, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the cute puppy postcard.
goinjenny rated for WIYM: Half Dozen PC Swap - USA on Oct 18, 2019
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Comment: Thank you
debbiespoms rated for WIYM: Half Dozen PC Swap - USA on Oct 15, 2019
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Comment: Thank you very much ! I love Fox! This is so cute!
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Comment: Thanks for hosting a great swap series! It gives me a reason to use these old stamps! I loved the pelican and Halloween stamps you used! Thanks again!
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Comment: Hi Micaela, Thank you for the artistic postcard and beautiful postage stamps for my collection and album. Etched stamps are one of my favorite styles.

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Comments

Kokoxo on Oct 28, 2019:

Thank you Micaela for the RAK! The stickers and stamps brought so much joy to my day ~ thank you for making my mailbox so colorful! Looking forward to more of your awesome swaps :)

xoxo, Koko ๐ŸŒธ

PineappleTarts on Sep 28, 2019:

Thank you so much for the postcard RAK!

KSENiA on Aug 7, 2019:

Nยฐ3 Profile decorate "cupcakes"

Enjoy!

pepita2608 on Aug 3, 2019:

Hi this is "Nยฐ3 profile decorate cupcakes"

cupcakes

cupcakes

cupcakes

kelliegirl6 on Aug 1, 2019:

Profile hello from all over #10
Hello from hot & steamy New Orleans, LA!! I hope youโ€™re well. Iโ€™ve never seen a long haired Dachshund; theyโ€™re beautiful! I always had Maltese...with all that hair!

Christine1982 on Jul 31, 2019:

Profile from all over #9! Ty for joining my swap!! It is almost midnight and I just finished one of my paoers for college! I am 36. But I started going back to college this past January! Wow! It has been interesting! I certainly love happy people! Your profile is very cute! I love it! Have a great week!!! โค๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

susannah on Jul 31, 2019:

Profile From All over #9!

Hello from Finland! I want share a quote with you:

"Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It's all about the memories." - Buddy Valastro

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agrimkitten on Jul 31, 2019:

Hello! I hope you are having an amazing day! Today has been an alright day. A little too muggy for my taste. Hopefully everything is going alright your way. Have a fantastic day!

Profile From All over #9!

kittyhahahotbot on Jul 21, 2019:

Hay there! I sent ya a PM. :)

purrincup on Apr 30, 2019:

2019 Profile Hello #6

Hello! I grew up in the Bay Area (SJ) but now I live in the Sacramento area. I still go down and visit from time to time. I think your snail mail club is really cool!

"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts." -Eleanor Roosevelt

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