December 31, 2017 There’s always the question: What to do with all those cards once the holiday is over? Do they all go out with the wrapping into the trash? WAIT! You can recycle some of those cards. And, before the envelopes disappear, you can cut out the return addresses and paste them onto a […]
WAIT- Recycle those cards and stamps!
December 28, 2016 There’s always the question: What to do with all those cards once the holiday is over? Do they all go out with the wrapping into the trash? WAIT! You can recycle some of those cards. And, before the envelopes disappear, you can cut out the return addresses and paste them onto a […]
November 11, 2013 For some odd reason, perhaps it’s a quirk in our human nature that we cannot co-exist without aggression and warfare. The tale is as old as human history. And to paraphrase Mark Twain: the only progress we’ve made is that we kill each other more efficiently! Unfortunately, there will always be soldiers […]
December 30, 2011 Here’s some recycling ideas for your holiday cards and stamps- * Cut up all those holiday cards to make gift tags for next year’s presents, or ship them off to St. Jude’s Ranch for their children’s card recycling program. Contact http://www.stjudesranch.org/shop/recycled-card-program/ * In the UK there’s the Woodland Trust Christmas Card Recycling […]
Sgt. Laguna: “letters made us feel…loved.”
Veterans’ Day November11, 2011 Approximately 22% of the workforce in the USPS are veterans. It was an easy task to ask a veteran how valuable letters are to a soldier away from home. Letter Carrier, Leslie Laguna is a veteran from the 1991 Desert Storm campaign. Sergeant Laguna was deployed to Saudi Arabia as an […]
Hurray for Earth Day!
April 22, 2011 “Earth Day is the first completely international and universal holiday that the world has ever known.” -Margaret Mead This is our opportunity to take stock of how our lives impact the Earth, and what we can do about that “footprint.” The guidelines are easy if you remember and apply the 4 R’s of […]
Stamps for the Wounded
April 20, 2011 Stamps for the Wounded P.O. Box 297 Dunn Loring, VA 22027 Many wounded veterans find great enjoyment in stamp collecting. Thanks to the Lions’ Club and to many devoted volunteers, this postage stamp program gives these hospital or wheelchair-bound vets something to do, and something to look forward to. Trading duplicates also connects […]