Once again, I must ask you to help “Save the Post Office!” The business closures due to the coronavirus pandemic have reduced mail volume by 50%. The USPS has asked Congress for financial assistance and the Trump administration has refused. Without emergency funding the post office is on the brink of insolvency, and may have […]
December 26, 2016 These last week weeks, I would discover large stacks of cards at individual mailboxes, waiting for me to pick up for mailing. I love to see folks still sending cards by mail. The fact that people are still communicating on paper is key. A personalized card is a keepsake. So why do […]
December 12, 2016 Get your holiday mail out on time: Deadline for US Postal Service First-Class Mail for delivery before Christmas is Tuesday, December 20. Priority Mail- Wednesday, December 21. Priority Express- Thursday, December 22.
November 7, 2016 When did a stamp cost 15 cents? Back in 1980, when letters did shape opinions. Today, I get tremendous amounts of emails asking me to sign a petition for a good cause, or write an email to a corporate CEO and politely ask him to stop some destructive, money-driven behavior. Yet, I […]
November 2, 2016 I have been a fan of Margaret Shepherd’s books for many years. When I first discovered her collection of letter writing guides, I was sold. I felt I found a kindred spirit. With a little research, I discovered her address and immediately wrote to Margaret Shepherd expressing my thanks and appreciation. She […]
July 18, 2016 Have you been distracted by the antics surrounding this year’s U.S. presidential election? I know too many people who are so fearful of different outcomes that they have trouble sleeping. Several bounced checks have alerted me that I am off kilter, also. The traditional choices are so repulsive it is hard to […]
Public event organized by Carl Brackin Jr. Details….This is a creative postcard action to counteract the media’s attempt to “disappear Bernie Sanders’ campaign.” All you need are 7 postcards and 7 stamps …the 7 addresses are below… 777: Seven postcards, Seven Stamps, Seven addresses. This event is a targeted blitz on mainstream media, the […]
This election year has inspired so many impressive and marvelous handmade campaign posters. Elections are super emotional events. Folks overcome their inhibitions and get out poster paints and cardboard to express their love for their desired candidate or cause. I love the variety and homespun fervor that gushes into campaign posters. […]