Archive for June 2018

A Visit to the University of Minnesota Bookstore

I love a bookstore that has an insane amount of notebooks and pens. Welcome to the University of Minnesota Bookstore (Minneapolis). On the right we have a long aisle of notebooks – all sizes and bindings.This is one of the few places where you can buy a left-handed notebook. On the backside of the same…

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Put a Stamp On It

There was a scavenger hunt at the National Stationery Show (NSS) this year! Legion Paper, NSS, Paper Chronicles, Parse & Parcel, and the Rifle Paper Company sponsored this year’s stamp collection called #PutAStampOnIt. The box to hold all of the stamps was designed and created by Rifle Paper and printed by Legion Paper, who also…

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Letters from the Past

Letters & Postcards

As my aunt cleaned out my Grandmother’s recently vacated house, she came across stacks of old letters and postcards from various family members. Grandma saved everything so it was no surprise to find these treasures of epistolary history in her home.

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One Million Lovely Letters

Jodi Ann Bickley began writing letters to strangers while trying to overcome challenging health issues and depression that she suffered from after having a stroke and a brain infection at age 23 in 2011. She set up a website and asked people to email her if they wanted her to write them a letter. She…

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Journal Winners

Fox Chapel Publishing giveaway has two winners! Congratulations to Linda Hutchinson and Kathy Delumpa Allegri! Please send me your mailing address to my email and I will get your selected journal off to you! Thanks to everyone who left comments and mailed in entries! Stay tuned for another giveaway soon!

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