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My birthright

Folks have often wondered where I got the “letter writing bug.” All I can say is, “It was in my blood.”

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Letters from near and far

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

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A birthday request

I love finding handwritten letters in my mailbox. I know I’m not alone in this.

Given the prevalence of email, texting, phone communication, and online bill pay, though, it feels like my daily trip to fetch the mail makes me nothing more than a conduit from mailbox to recycling bin (do you hear me credit card companies? You’re wasting your paper and postage!). Maybe, if I’m lucky, I’ll find a movie or magazine to make the trip worth it.

I’ve decided I’m not going to give into this new reality easily.
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