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Saturday, January 11, 2020

January 11th Challenge: Stationary Saturday

Nope, it’s not about being a couch potato.
Today’s challenge is to write a letter to someone you love or admire. Not a text and not an email— a real letter on paper, written by hand and not computer.  Stamp it and mail it.

Listen to this poem for inspiration:  https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/08/25/the-lost-art-of-letter-writing

This could be a long post about all the benefits of this challenge, but I’ve got a letter to get in the mail.

Thank you Hal, Larraine, Boog, Nina, Jill, Khalila and other friends for years of Good Snail Mail.  I’m sorry I haven’t always kept up my end.  But I’ve kept every one of those letters.  They serve as a history and testament to our  intertwined lives.


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