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Trumbull - Too Hot To Write (3) - Extract From Ced - July, 1940

Extract from Ced’s letter of July 21, 1940
Address: General Delivery, Anchorage, Alaska
Our present status: Room, a small one with two beds, portable wardrobe, bureau and the typewriter desk upon which this typewriter stands. 1,034 more words



Yes, there is a Heaven; it is in leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your
child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem. 29 more words


Laine Jensen reblogged this on A Poet's Journey and commented:

My mother has been in the hospital all week. This post makes me feel all is well. Thanks for posting it.

Thank you: why those two words mean so much to me

When I was at college and living on my own, I frequently wrote letters to my relatives back home. I loved sending mail just as much as I loved receiving it. 268 more words

Today's letters: Defending Israel — at home and abroad

Re: Fatah’s ‘Peace With Hamas’ Puts Israel Talks At Risk, April 24.
I fear your headline today is incorrect. It should more accurately read: Fatah’s peace with Hamas’ puts Israel at risk. 982 more words

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Domestic Danger

Dear LetterBalm: My friend has been telling me for the past five years that her husband is violent and that he beats her. She and I have been close since high school. 395 more words


Handwritten or Typed

In today’s world where technology has over run they way write and communicate it’s hard to imagine that back in the 1900′s the way of communication was sitting outside on the porch or hand writing a letter. 135 more words