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For the last ten minutes or so, I’ve been listening to an owl in a nearby tree WHO-ing to his heart’s content.  It’s been wonderful!  It’s a fine end to this day. Memorial Day hit me pretty hard this year.  I don’t know … Continue reading

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What I’ll be doing today — Sunday

As I told you recently, Sunday is my favorite day of the week.  Today I’ll be writing postcards and letters.  I have several thank you notes I want to write and a letter to answer, plus I can now mail … Continue reading

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Another Self Made Envelope

I had a question about addressing the envelope after my last post on envelope making.  I made this envelope to send a letter to my granddaughter.  It basically shows the same technique for making an envelope that I showed here, but this time, I … Continue reading

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Happy Sunday

Sunday is my favorite day of the week.  I find it very relaxing and rejuvenating.  I prefer to stay home in my jammies and do whatever I really want to do. On my favorite Sundays, I watch Sunday Morning on … Continue reading

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Great Idea I Stole — Help Save My Post Office!

Thanks to the Letter Writers Alliance for pointing me to this wonderful post by Jane Davies, artist and owner of the Post Office in Rupert, VT.  (Can you imagine owning a charming post office?  I couldn’t until I saw the … Continue reading

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My Post Office could Close

When the news of all the closings first came out, I looked up my post office to see if it was in danger.  The listing I found did not list my post office, so I stupidly assumed that it was … Continue reading

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Bucket List 2013

Yesterday I looked at an interesting blog.  Bucket List Publications is full of stories about bucket list achievements and bucket list dreams.  I was truly inspired as I read it.  The thing about the blog and Lesley that inspired me the … Continue reading

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More Mail Fun

The first three items I’m showing you are from Monday of last week.  I tell you that was a happy mail day!  My mailbox is not often this full.  Remember all of the mail in yesterday’s post was also in … Continue reading

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I’ve been busy

I usually spend a lot of time on Saturday writing letters and postcards.  I started on Friday night, writing letters to the World War 2 Veterans.  I managed to get five letters done that were just taken to the mailbox.  … Continue reading

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Honor a WW2 Veteran with a Letter!

I read a post on the Letter Writers Alliance a little while ago that made me grab my fountain pen and my paper!  It was a mail call for the Honor Flight of Chicago’s World War 2 Veterans to see the Washington … Continue reading

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