Patience is a Virtue. If you are my age, or fall somewhere in my age “group”, you probably grew up hearing this phrase more than once, usually when you were complaining about something taking too long. Like, “Why does Blockbuster never have the movie I want to rent?”, or “How long before the library gets… Continue reading Patience is a Virtue
On this dreary winter day I just wanted to share an article I recently came across from Hallmark (the greeting card people) on tips for teaching kids to write letters. It provided a ray of sunshine in the hopes that maybe some parents will take the importance of letter writing to heart and begin to… Continue reading Kids and Letter Writing
Ah, yes. Souvenirs. The picture above is of my favorite souvenirs from this past Summer, along with lyrics to one of my favorite songs, “Name” by the Goo Goo Dolls. If you’re like me, you’re hoping you don’t have too many scars, but you do have lots of souvenirs. And, you’re hoping they don’t get… Continue reading Souvenirs
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
Focus: “a state or condition permitting clear perception or understanding”. . . Meet my one word for 2018; FOCUS. By focusing on that one word I believe I will be able to write a better blog. I need to focus on the reason why I started Letters in Time – to “bring back the art of… Continue reading Focus
When was the last time you wrote a Thank You note? And I don’t mean sending someone a message on Messenger. I mean an actual, hand-written card or note, put in an envelope with an address and stamp and sent on its merry way. I’m feeling pretty good about my answer, which may be why… Continue reading Thank You!
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?