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Stamp

I thought this was an interesting stamp. 3oz Henry James U.S. Postage.

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"More Love Letters..."

I recently found this website “More Love Letters” via Pipsticks-it is a very cool website writing letters to strangers. I know the title of the website may indicate something different, but it is more than your average “love letter”. 90 more words

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Today's Mail...

Today, I received a bunch of postcards in the mail. I can hardly wait to share what they look like. For now, I have to watch one of my favorite shows-Paranormal Lockdown!

Will be posting tomorrow!

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Burma nearly broken

Here’s an ordinary looking cover, from Kamayut in Rangoon to Bombay in August 1949, but it’s unusual in three ways. First, because someone recently gave it to me, which is both unusual and very kind. 320 more words

Stamps

Statehood

Alaska became the United States’ 49th State on this date in 1959.

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First Transpacific Flight of the China Clipper

On November 22, 1935, the China Clipper (NC14716) took off from Alameda, California, inaugurating the first commercial airmail service across the Pacific Ocean. This was the first of three Martin M-130 four-engine flying boats built for Pan American Airways by the Glenn L. 1,487 more words

United States

Sunday, Oct 10, 1943: A family letter

Dear Uncle Rex,   This will be sort of a family letter, I understand, so I have to put my two cents worth in.  I have spent a month out near Spokane, Washington visiting some cousins. 1,074 more words

WWII