November 25, 2010…. Thanksgiving Day formally opens the “season of gratitude.” Perhaps a meal shared with friends and family brought a chance to slow down and count one’s blessings. Then immediately, before digestion is complete, along comes the mad dash to begin holiday gift shopping. Can we pause a moment here to reflect more on life’s blessings? […]
Archives for November 2010
November 22, 2010 Speaking of snail mail…. “For six consecutive years, the U.S. Postal Service has been rated as the most trusted agency of the federal government by the Ponemon Institute”. Basically, it all comes down to “Mailman Bruce”– that trusted letter carrier who gives your dog a biscuit and takes packages to the back […]
November 19, 2010 A subscriber asks: Carol! “How/where can I get address of people to write snail mail/paper letter/postal letters to?” -Dianne Good question, Dianne… If you are reading this, chances are you already write an occasional letter, OR you want to. Perhaps you remember to send that birthday card to a friend or relative […]
November 11, 2010… Veterans’ Day How much thought do most of us give to the war in Afghanistan? Unless we know someone serving in the armed forces, it probably doesn’t cross our minds much. I don’t recall “war” being an issue in this last American election! Why was that? Although I personally don’t feel that […]
November 7, 2010 We’ve discussed pens and paper, now comes the challenging part, what to say… Saying what you feel honestly in just the right way, often requires some fine tuning. Handwriting a letter is an emotional process. Think about it, we generally write to express our feelings of love, admiration, friendship, gratitude, encouragement, sympathy, […]
November 2, 2010 … Thank you, Qin Guan– for your supportive comment. I am glad that some of these ideas are helpful. Please, everyone use whatever inspires you and don’t worry about the rest.