Category Archives: About Save Snail Mail

My biggest fan…

My dad passed away quite suddenly in February and I miss him dearly.  I wanted to recognize his passing here at Save Snail Mail because he was this blog’s biggest fan.  He checked it regularly, was one of my first … Continue reading

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Summer Fun

I have been missing from the blogosphere for a bit as I have worked, traveled, dealt with some home repairs, enjoyed friends and the summer weather, and caught up on my correspondence. All creative efforts ebb and flow and I … Continue reading

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Dreams Do Come True!

Well, readers, I’m writing to say that in one week, I’ll be fulfilling a dream to attend the National Stationery Show in New York City. The NSS is open only to “industry people.”  That is, folks who either make or … Continue reading

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Happy Blogoversary to Me!

It’s my one year blogoversary! I can’t believe how time flies.  When I wrote that first post, I had no idea how long it would last, if anyone would be interested, or if I had enough to say about my love … Continue reading

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Glorious Mail Day!

I have had the most glorious mail day.  In my P.O. Box, I found a mail-art postcard, a letter from Ana of The Well-Appointed Desk, another note from someone who liked the article I was interviewed for in the Postal … Continue reading

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Resolution Inspiration

This quote sums up my resolution for 2012: “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” Arthur Ashe My goal this year is to buy less and do more with what I already have.  I have … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Mail

I’m happy to share a great article titled “The Meaning of Mail” in this month’s Postal Record–the magazine for the National Association of Letter Carriers. Yours truly was interviewed for it.  At the time of year when folks will send the … Continue reading

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New SandBook Issue Features Save Snail Mail

Sandbook.net–an online magazine for pen pals and swappers–just released their September issue.  It features three brief articles based on my Save Snail Mail posts about rural mail delivery, vintage stamps, and my France adventures. If you’re interested in revisiting these posts … Continue reading

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Save Snail Mail and Dana in the Press!

A front page article in the Boston Globe Saturday about snail mail trends among younger folks quoted yours truly.  The article’s author, Anna Marden, found my blog and interviewed me about the “niche trend” of folks who grew up in the digital age happily engaged in regularly … Continue reading

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Six Months of Good Mail Days

Today is my 6 month blogging anniversary! It’s been so much fun sharing my love of snail mail with you.  In January, I began this blog with my birthday request for friends and family to send me letters.  I have had … Continue reading

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