This is an off-shoot of my last blog post, where I talked about how my daughter read my mom’s letters and got to know her through them (not about how I was on a path to destroying all of them; we won’t talk about that ever again). I want to stay focused on how these… Continue reading Getting to Know You
Did you ever make your mind up to do something, go ahead and do it, but the entire time feel like it just wasn’t right? I know this could apply to a lot of things, and I’m sure we’ve all experienced this. (If you haven’t, congrats! You must really think things through.) If I didn’t… Continue reading No Regrets
Deltiology: The study of picture postcards. Why now, you ask? Because May 7-13 is National Postcard Week! While doing some research on National Postcard Week, I found some really interesting information. The identification of a postcard’s place and time of production can often be an impossible task because postcards are produced in a decentralized, unregulated… Continue reading Are You Into Deltiology?
In April 2015 the U.S. Postal Service kicked off National Card and Letter Writing Month by issuing these cool stamps, complete with decorative stickers that could be used for decorating envelopes. It started a national campaign to educate kids on how to write a letter, and even issued a guide to teaching letter writing, “It’s… Continue reading It’s a Delight to Write
I thought it would be appropriate if for my first blog post I introduced you to some words of wisdom from Lewis Carroll, of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland fame. When I was searching for inspiration for a name for my blog I ran across a booklet written by Carroll in 1890, that accompanied his “Wonderland… Continue reading Address and Stamp the Envelope!