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We all want to make a difference in this world. During a pandemic our options and resources are limited, and that’s why it’s more important than ever to do what we can to help others along the way. This does not have to equate to money, although it can. Money. Time. Talent. Resources. These are…

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Sheila S from NC was the winner of the July E-newsletter Ephemera contest. Odds of winning were 1 in 82. Some of the items include: used stamps old postcards new postcards old envelopes library cards stickers copies of old photos map dictionary page   I’m amazed at how easily ephemera accumulates in my home.This contest…

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We have a winner for the May e-newsletter giveaway! Congratulations, Heather M. from Canada! This giveaway was announced in the monthly e-newsletter for May. Odds of winning were1 in 86. Below are some photos of the assorted stamps and ephemera that were prepared especially for this giveaway. I had fun putting all of the items…

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The launch of the print version of Letters & Journals is scheduled for 2011. It’s been a long time in research and planning and the challenge in 2010 has been to build a following of potential subscribers. To date we have a list of 2,300 names of possible subscribers/buyers. Our goal is to get 5,000…

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In my garage sale and flea market travels, I sometimes come across an item that fits just right in my stationery filled world. Such a one is this writing desk that I bought for $15. I wasted no time filling those cubbyholes with recently received letters, set out my ink bottles and a glass pen…

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