U.S. Postal Rate Hike in January Stock up on ‘forever’ stamps before the price rises by John Waggoner, AARP, Updated December 8, 2022 GETTY IMAGES/AARP En español The U.S. Postal Service will raise the price of a first-class “forever” stamp from 60 cents to 63 cents on Jan. 22, a 5 percent increase. A first-class stamp covers the cost […]
Tool of Freedom
Dear Reader, Speaking of pens, here is one that could capture headlines. Housed in the archives of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University, it gets little notice. A friend who has access to the “bowels of the Beinecke” took these photos for this exclusive view of the very pen that Lincoln […]
Love this t-shirt
December 5, 2013… Here’s another great gift idea for the letter writers in your life- available from Northern Sun. I thoroughly enjoy this organic cotton shirt. And I wore it for my Letter Writing Event this past June. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________
Gift Ideas: Carol’s picks
November 29, 2013 One passionate letter writer I met told me that she always makes a gift of thank you notes. Isn’t that a WONDERFUL idea? One always has good reason to be grateful for some kindness. Perhaps you need to thank the person, people who cooked that delicious meal you enjoyed yesterday. Thank you […]
Love Letter Pens!!!
February 7, 2012 A Love Letter Pen! I just discovered these Valentine pens yesterday! This is another version of the “7 year pen.” I am excited to share this because as a gift -it will last longer than chocolates or flowers… You can keep one for yourself and “send the love” by writing with it. It will continue to inspire […]
December 8, 2011 My antennas are always alert to anything that supports the cause of letter writing. I’ve come across some great finds. Let me share them with you. Who knows, one of these items might answer the call for that “perfect gift!” This “Tortoise- Hare T-shirt” says it all…support your “inner tortoise” (Carl Honore). […]
Celebrate the New Season!
March 20, 2011 Today is the vernal equinox. Day and night are equal in length, all over the world! Spring has arrived in the Northern Hemisphere, Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. Time to celebrate new beginnings! ______________________________________________________________ Allow me to share with you a great find! Lately, as I browse through a catalog and see something […]
Unique Letter Openers
January 10, 2011 Opening a handwritten letter requires ceremony. You want to open the envelope with a clean edge to preserve the case the letter came in. Ron Savage’s beautiful “one-of-a-kind” wrought iron letter openers offer a Medieval atmosphere. Size varies…approximately 9-12 inches Cost…special “writealetter.org” offer… $20.00, shipping not included. To order: Contact- email@example.com Email your […]