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Received from U.S.A.: California & Minnesota

Two new cards in from swap-bot users:

From someplace in or near Minneapolis, Minnesota, comes the space shuttle card.  It is part of a “if money weren’t a problem” fill-in-the blank swap, and the sender writes that she would: 1) retire; and 2) do a zero-g plane ride more than once.   100 more words

Canada Post to phase out all delivery services

Florenceville-Bristol– In a surprising move, Canada Post announced today that the Crown corporation intends to end all delivery services within the next 10 years. The plan, which is scheduled to be implemented nationwide by the end of 2024, will see Canadians picking up their mail at large regional distribution centres. 464 more words

News

A glimpse at how technology might cut the hassles and bring back the romance of snail mail

If you live in a magical land where owls deliver your letters and packages, forgetting the address of your mail’s recipients or not having stamps is OK. 283 more words

Box-Holders ~

Dear  political  candidates,

I  would  like  to  take  this  time  to  express  my  sincere  thanks  for  all   the political  flyers  , postcards,  pamphlets  and  papers  that  you  have  so graciously  inundated  my  mailbox  with  at  this  particular  time  of  year.   111 more words

So The Garland Grows: leaves by mail

We received a shoebox full of fall leaves.

My sister-in-law and I have a thing about mailing gifts to each other, though she’s certainly done it more times than I have, kind soul. 254 more words

Community & One Another

Lost in the Mail: Mountain Glaciers Versus Rain in a Walmart Parking Lot

I experienced a shock at my post office this morning.  I was served by the same guy I always see there.  He told me that his thirty year-old son just sent his FIRST item by mail recently. 444 more words

Technology

24 OCT, FedEx

My letter is waiting to be torn open, shelved at the cargo load in Istanbul. A piece of me arrived before the rest, on a sheet of paper, from my beloved pen. 129 more words

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