MAN OF CHAINS

AT RIPLEY’S “BELIEVE IT OR NOT” MUSEUM, FISHERMAN’S WHARF
MAN OF CHAINS
The intriguing MAN OF CHAINS was also known as the “Jingling Fakir.” Here he is reproduced from Ripley’s World Famous Pocket Books, complete with his groaning load of 670 pounds as he slowly crawled through the streets of Lahore in India with his self-imposed burden.
ONLY ONE OF MORE THAN 500 EXHIBITS

MAN OF CHAINS

AT RIPLEY’S “BELIEVE IT OR NOT” MUSEUM, FISHERMAN’S WHARF

MAN OF CHAINS

The intriguing MAN OF CHAINS was also known as the “Jingling Fakir.” Here he is reproduced from Ripley’s World Famous Pocket Books, complete with his groaning load of 670 pounds as he slowly crawled through the streets of Lahore in India with his self-imposed burden.

ONLY ONE OF MORE THAN 500 EXHIBITS

(Source: bad-postcards)

CANTALOUPE CAPITAL OF THE WORLDBlythe, California

Cantaloupe grow abundantly in the fertile soil of the Blythe area, irrigated by the waters of the beautiful Colorado River.

CANTALOUPE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD
Blythe, California

Cantaloupe grow abundantly in the fertile soil of the Blythe area, irrigated by the waters of the beautiful Colorado River.

YOUR VALENTINE SUITE

MADONNA INN
Highway 101 and Madonna Road
San Luis Obispo, California
ROOM 151 — SUGAR & SPICE
Deliciously done in pinks and reds, “Sugar & Spice” is located next door to “Everything Nice,” in our Hilltop Unit. A spacious semi-suite, the room is furnished with a king-sized bed.

YOUR VALENTINE SUITE

MADONNA INN

Highway 101 and Madonna Road
San Luis Obispo, California

ROOM 151 — SUGAR & SPICE

Deliciously done in pinks and reds, “Sugar & Spice” is located next door to “Everything Nice,” in our Hilltop Unit. A spacious semi-suite, the room is furnished with a king-sized bed.

HAVE YOUR CAKE AND LOOK AT IT TOO

CAKE DECORATING AT THE “ORIGINAL” FARMERS MARKET, LOS ANGELES, CALIF.
Watching the artistry of the cake decorator at Humphrey Bakery, is an enjoyable pastime for visitors to the Farmers Market.

HAVE YOUR CAKE AND LOOK AT IT TOO

CAKE DECORATING AT THE “ORIGINAL” FARMERS MARKET, LOS ANGELES, CALIF.

Watching the artistry of the cake decorator at Humphrey Bakery, is an enjoyable pastime for visitors to the Farmers Market.

ARRIVED IN ALCATRAZ. WISH YOU WERE HERE!

ALCATRAZ ISLAND
Located in the bay between San Francisco and Sausalito, Alcatraz Island, known as “The Rock” was a Federal Prison for incorrigibles. It was made a Federal Penitentiary in 1933.

ARRIVED IN ALCATRAZ. WISH YOU WERE HERE!

ALCATRAZ ISLAND

Located in the bay between San Francisco and Sausalito, Alcatraz Island, known as “The Rock” was a Federal Prison for incorrigibles. It was made a Federal Penitentiary in 1933.

HOW MANY LINES TALL ARE YOU?


San Diego Zoo
Uganda GiraffeEast Africa

HOW MANY LINES TALL ARE YOU?

San Diego Zoo

Uganda Giraffe
East Africa

BRIGHT GREEN WALLS AND PLUSH GREEN CARPETING


MADONNA INNHighway 101 and Madonna RoadSAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA
ROOM 166 — “ROUND”
One of a trio of rooms collectively called ‘MERRY GO ROUND.” Bright green walls and plush green carpeting. An exciting view.
Room is equipped with a king-sized bed.

BRIGHT GREEN WALLS AND PLUSH GREEN CARPETING

MADONNA INN
Highway 101 and Madonna Road
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA

ROOM 166 — “ROUND”

One of a trio of rooms collectively called ‘MERRY GO ROUND.” Bright green walls and plush green carpeting. An exciting view.

Room is equipped with a king-sized bed.

AH-ONE, AH-TWO

Dear Friends,
Here’s wonderful news you may want to share with your neighbors.
Our first show in color will come to you Sept. 18th from our Mobile Home Estates near Escondido, California. It’s a fun-filled show featuring many of the children of our Musical Family.
Colorfully Yours,
Lawrence Welk

Mailed to a watcher in Albuquerque on September 12, 1965 from Santa Monica, California.

AH-ONE, AH-TWO

Dear Friends,

Here’s wonderful news you may want to share with your neighbors.

Our first show in color will come to you Sept. 18th from our Mobile Home Estates near Escondido, California. It’s a fun-filled show featuring many of the children of our Musical Family.

Colorfully Yours,

Lawrence Welk

Mailed to a watcher in Albuquerque on September 12, 1965 from Santa Monica, California.

…AND TO YOUR RIGHT, THE ORIGINAL WINE VAT

MISSION SAN ANTONIA de PADUA, Jolon, California

…AND TO YOUR RIGHT, THE ORIGINAL WINE VAT

MISSION SAN ANTONIA de PADUA, Jolon, California

NAME the STATE — Answer and Winner

The answer is:

c) California

DELICIOUS AEBLESKIVES

SOLVANG, CALIFORNIA

Incorrect (or alternate?) spelling. Should be Aebleskivers.

The winner, chosen at random from those answering correctly, is:

xosteve

He even named the TOWN correctly.

Congratulations, xosteve! To claim your postcard prize, email your choice of postcard from the list below and your mailing address to bad.postcards@gmail.com.

1) AH! SWEET MISERY OF LOVE
2) LADY PRESCO DECORATOR PILLOWS
3) SPONGES FROM TARPON SPRINGS, FLORIDA
4) OUR PRESIDENTS (Ike and before)
5) MISS SUGARDALE—1958

AND IT BURNS, BURNS, BURNS…



MARINELAND OF THE PACIFIC
This bottle-nosed porpoise seems to thoroughly enjoy making his spectacular jumps through a circle of flame and smoke, during his act in Marineland’s huge Sea Arena.



…THE RING OF FIRE

AND IT BURNS, BURNS, BURNS…

MARINELAND OF THE PACIFIC

This bottle-nosed porpoise seems to thoroughly enjoy making his spectacular jumps through a circle of flame and smoke, during his act in Marineland’s huge Sea Arena.

…THE RING OF FIRE

NOT A CHIPMUNK

GOLDEN MANTLE GROUND SQUIRREL
These frisky and conspicuous little Sequoia and Kings Canyon residents are often miscalled gophers or chipmunks.

NOT A CHIPMUNK

GOLDEN MANTLE GROUND SQUIRREL

These frisky and conspicuous little Sequoia and Kings Canyon residents are often miscalled gophers or chipmunks.

DON’T MOVE…IMPROVE



DON’T MOVE — ADD A ROOM
KITCHENS - BEDROOMS - RUMPUS ROOMS
All workmanship guaranteed for as long as you own your home! You may purchase any or all materials on OUR “DO-PART-YOURSELF” PLAN
"We Also Build Confidence"
WE ARRANGE FINANCING — NOTHING DOWN! 
AMALGAMATED CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.60 Hegenberger PlaceOakland, California

DON’T MOVE…IMPROVE

DON’T MOVE — ADD A ROOM

KITCHENS - BEDROOMS - RUMPUS ROOMS

All workmanship guaranteed for as long as you own your home! You may purchase any or all materials on OUR “DO-PART-YOURSELF” PLAN

"We Also Build Confidence"

WE ARRANGE FINANCING — NOTHING DOWN! 

AMALGAMATED CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.
60 Hegenberger Place
Oakland, California

DRIVE-THROUGH TREE


YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
This famous tree, known the world over as the “Wawona Drive-Through Tree,” is by far the most noted of the Mariposa Grove.



Another DRIVE-THROUGH TREE

DRIVE-THROUGH TREE

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

This famous tree, known the world over as the “Wawona Drive-Through Tree,” is by far the most noted of the Mariposa Grove.

KRAZY DAISEY
In-Room Massages included.









MADONNA INNHighway 101 and Madonna RoadSAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA
ROOM 174 — “KRAZY DAISEY”
A room “filled” with daffy daiseys! Pinks and reds are used boldly to compliment the overall daisey theme.
Room is furnished with a king-sized bed.











That’s daisy with an “e”.
I prefer KRAZY DAIZY.

KRAZY DAISEY

In-Room Massages included.

MADONNA INN
Highway 101 and Madonna Road
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA

ROOM 174 — “KRAZY DAISEY”

A room “filled” with daffy daiseys! Pinks and reds are used boldly to compliment the overall daisey theme.

Room is furnished with a king-sized bed.

That’s daisy with an “e”.

I prefer KRAZY DAIZY.