I would love to read and respond to your epistolary treasures.
Please send correspondence to:
Dana c/o Save Snail Mail
P.O. Box 95
Carrboro, NC 27510
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Category Archives: Fun in My Mailbox!
I’ve had some good mail days recently: I wanted to share this particularly lovely postcard sent to me by my friend Laura: It was an old, used postcard with a postmark from 1912. Laura wrote a new note around the old … Continue reading
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
My friend Allison lived in France for the past year (and was the inspiration for a trip to visit her in April). She and I exchanged letters while she was there and she just sent me her last installment from Strasbourg … Continue reading
My friend Alison has been my one stalwart pen pal for the last 8 years…since I moved from Boston to North Carolina. Her letters come a few times a year, sometimes more, but they’re always a force to be reckoned with. Continue reading
Here’s a shot of all the snail mail I’ve received since my birthday request: I’ve been keeping it in the antique toast caddy I received as a Christmas present. Here’s the caddy in all its glory: Look at its sweet little feet. … Continue reading
Here’s some recent fun I found in my mailbox: I received a letter from a town a half an hour away, one from Minnesota, one from Alabama, and one from France. (Thanks to Pam, Mary, Carrie, and Allison!) My friend … Continue reading
I remember that when I was a kid all of my notes (whether passed in the hall or mailed to pen pals far away) ended with the earnest request, “Write me back.” And the ones I received said the same. … Continue reading
I know you’ve seen them–in restaurants, on the bus, walking through stores–young folks with their eyes glued to their smart phone screens, texting away. I sometimes worry that all that screen time will have adverse effects on their attention span, social skills, … Continue reading
It’s a gray, rainy day. But I was immesurably cheered up by two notes I received in the mail. One from an old college professor just sending a little update and another from my sister cheering me up and cheering me on after a recent bout of self pity. Yay! The healing powers of snail mail!