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April is National Letter Writing Month. How are you honoring this tradition? My guess is that for those who write letters, it won’t matter what month it is (although it’s always nice to having something you enjoy be honored or nationally recognized). And for those who don’t write letters, it also doesn’t matter what month…

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Greetings, fellow stationery enthusiasts! This week I’d like to share the following links. Enjoy! Stationery’s New Followers as published in the Wall Street Journal Crane & Co. Wants Pen Pals by Missive Maven Incoming/Outgoing Mail by Curbside Treasure A Week in Mail by CappuccinoAndArtJournal New Storage for Letters & Postcards by Julie at Whatever

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A New Year means a new day planner. Or, in my case, four new day planners. My main planner is the annual Inner Reflections which showcases a beautiful scene for every week of the year as well as an inspirational quote. There is a picture on one page and a weekly schedule on the opposite…

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If you read my last post dated February 20, 2010, you saw the envelope with the watercolor illustration as done by my pen pal Victor. Sadly, I got a letter today from his friend, Sue, who told me that he passed away on February 13. Victor was 82 and had recently been diagnosed with lung…

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My pen pal, Jane, sent me this photo which is a picture from her farmhouse in rural France. Doesn’t it look like a postcard? I thought so too. Jane and I found each other through one of the pen pal magazines that are published and we’ve been corresponding for about two years now. In addition…

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Here is the first look at the design for Letters & Journals, a quarterly print magazine celebrating the art and history of letter writing and journal keeping. We are still working out the details of the tagline that currently says Mail Art, Journals, Blogs, Handwritten Letters, Postcards, Notebooks and Diaries. We are deciding on which…

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