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When life gives you lemons

Summer has been drawing to a close around here, but that doesn’t mean that you have to stop using all the bright cheery colours that are associated with it. 177 more words

Snail Mail

Par Avion

“Par Avion,” is the working title for my next WiP. I am in the brainstorming/research/outlining stage. But I am really excited about it. It’s a historical fiction, so something completely different from my first MS and something I am really looking forward to given my professional background. 269 more words


Vintage Airmail to the Philippines

Here’s a quick look at an outgoing bit of mail I sent off to Joeylyn from the Philippines. It was good fun playing around with the both the brown/kraft and airmail stripes colour schemes. 176 more words

Snail Mail


There were plenty of old timers in Los Angeles in 1926 who could still recall when mail to the east coast had to travel by ship around the Horn- a voyage that could take twelve to fourteen weeks. 450 more words


Why I don't enjoy hot summer weather.

After over 3 years in the tropics, I was impatient to experience this famous Seattle weather everybody was talking about: rain, clouds and general gloominess. Every TV show and movie happening in the area is painted in gray tones, with heavy rains in the background (I recommend “The Killing” on Netflix, if you haven’t watched it yet – great plot and characters), and instead I was welcomed by heat waves, record high temperatures and a sizzling weather carnage. 210 more words



July 20 in history:

July 20th of 1921 was the first day of regular air mail service between New York and San Francisco.

On this day in 1976, 168 more words

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