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Nifty Nonfiction: Dreadlocks and Deliveries

Two books on elements of everyday life that I found interesting.

Twisted by Bert Ashe
This is a memoir about hair. As a person who has had short hair all my life, because I “don’t want to fool with it” as they say, I do understand that for some people hair is more important. 511 more words

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Post Offices in Cork City

Some photographs taken last week of post offices in Cork City.  MacCurtain Street and Washington Street.

 

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Portarlington, County Laois

I was in Portarlington in County Laois today. The Post Office is unusual as there is no Irish signs. I am curious about this.

Stamps

SOAR Stamps: The New Postmarks?

As Irish mail is taken to Mail Sorting Centres, it has meant that collecting the postmarks of Irish towns and villages is now pretty pointless. 137 more words

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New USPS Service Takes E-Photos of Mail

For many high school students of a certain generation there was nothing like watching the mailbox like a hawk waiting for college acceptance letters and/or new drivers licenses. 481 more words

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