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The Billet-Doux: An Enjoyable & Fulfilling Hobby

My love of the old-fashioned handwritten letter

Today is one of my favorite days of the week: the day I set aside a few hours to catch up on my hand-written correspondence. 1,298 more words


Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s visit to the White House is certainly one of the most surprising and contorversial political events this year in Latin America. The move has sent Mexican political commentators into a wild frenzy of speculation, criticism, and even outrage. 862 more words


New hobby :: Sending personalized postcards to friends

The Belgian postal service has this impressive app that allows you to send personalized postcards. You just upload some pics from your phone and you’re ready to go. 253 more words

Anything To Help You #thrive

Dear reader,

In response to a question you didn’t ask, maybe because you’re too polite to inquire about a magpie mind, I will say yes, it is getting more challenging to find fuel to feed the furnace of daily posting during a pandemic. 216 more words



Perspective view of garden facade, residence for Harold and Edith Rockefeller McCormick, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1908, by Charles Adams Platt, on a Pomegranate postcard from the collection of the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York.


Sharing postcards

Send and receive postcards using Postcrossing

Using the free services of Postcrossing.com, I send off postcards with hand-written notes to far-off destinations, some here in America, others in foreign lands, and impatiently await the arrival to my post office box postcards sent by strangers. 139 more words

Fun Facts

2020 Photo Challenge #27

July’s theme / technique: Being Creative with Space

If you want to see what this month’s assignments are in advance then please click here. All the assignments are available from the menu on the left under the 2020 Photo Challenge / Assignments. 336 more words