Archive for March 2010

Flat Grace Sends Herself in a Letter

Flat Grace arrived in our mail in early February 2010. In a letter written by our 7 year old niece, Grace, and another one typed by her second grade teacher, our instructions were clear – take pictures of Flat Grace participating in the community and then mail the pictures and a letter back to the…

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Blogs about Pens

Pen lovers may have their favorites, but one thing is certain- They cannot have just ONE! Here are some recent pen blogs. Every time I check there seem to be more of them, which is not a bad thing. There’s no way to highlight them all, but here are some recent posts I came across-…

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“As Time Goes By”

I have recently begun watching this British sitcom starring Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer. As Time Goes By is about these two characters who met and fell in love in the 1950s. They’re separated after he is sent to fight in Korea and the letter he wrote to her never arrived. They meet again 38…

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The Love Letter Squad

I found the Love Letter Squad while searching twitter to find any recent tweets on #letter and came across this fantastic site. These two ladies in San Francisco have a weekly radio show where listeners can call in and get help writing a love letter. As they explain on their website, the love letters can…

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My Writing Area (all cleaned up)

One of the features of Letters & Journals website will be a photo gallery of people’s writing areas. I would expect there to be at least three categories: 1. Famous Desks & Writing Areas 2. Reader’s submissions of their photos 3. Illustrations/photos of dream writing areas, desks, rooms to encourage the writing muse Can you…

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Old Address Books Tell a Story

Old address books like old calendars can tell a story. Not everyone writes in theirs or saves the old ones, but those who do have a piece of their history preserved. The one in this photo was started in 1990 by my parents who lived in a small rural town in North Dakota. Now, 20…

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Fun Stamps!

Who doesn’t love an envelope decorated with fun stamps? I try to keep an assortment of stamps so that I can dress up the envelopes and postcards as the mood or occasion allows. I have an envelope of used stamps (see photo) that I will use in my scrapbooking and card making. I used to…

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