Month of Letters, Days 15, 16, and 17

On Saturday, Feb. 15, I mailed a Postcrossing card to Steyer, Germany. Steyer is along the Rhine River, a little south of Mannheim. The card showed an illustration (below) of historic sites in the Charlottesville, Virginia, area. Days 16 and 17 were easy. Feb. 16 was Sunday, and the following day was the George WashingtonContinue reading “Month of Letters, Days 15, 16, and 17”

Month of Letters, Day 11

It is Tuesday, February 11, also known as the eleventh day of the Month of Letters challenge (fondly known as “LetterMo.” Today I sent three cards and letters: A Valentine’s Day card to my mother in Williamsburg, Virginia. A Get Well Soon card to my father in California. A birthday card and letter to myContinue reading “Month of Letters, Day 11”

Month of Letters, Day 10

On Monday, February 10, the tenth day of the Month of Letters challenge to send at least one piece of mail each day in February, I sent two Postcrossing cards: To China, a superhero robot card. To The Netherlands, a card with a reproduction of the cover of an old pulp fiction book called Musk,Continue reading “Month of Letters, Day 10”

Month of Letters, Day 8 (and Day 9)

On Saturday, February 8, I mailed just one letter for the LetterMo (Month of Letters) challenge. This one was a letter sent to another LetterMo participant, this one in Pennsylvania. I was traveling (on yet another college visit) and sent it from a hotel mailbox in Harrisonburg, Virginia. No breathtaking scenes, clever pictures, or quirkyContinue reading “Month of Letters, Day 8 (and Day 9)”

Postcards From the World, Part 4

Here is my favorite of the recent postcards I’ve received from Postcrossers around the world. This one is from the Netherlands. For more information on Postcrossing, see my earlier posts on the subject: Postcards From the World, Part 3 Postcards From the World, Part 2 Postcards From the World The 5000 Club

Month of Letters, Day 7

On this seventh day of the Month of Letters (LetterMo) challenge, I sent four Postcrossing cards, all of them overseas. To a nature lover in Finland: a beautiful shot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in all their fall colors. To Brazil, a black and white photo of a sparkly chandelier at the historic Bolling-Wilson HotelContinue reading “Month of Letters, Day 7”