So my dad dug this letter up from his daughter archive. I have absolutely no memory of the situation that compelled me to send an illicit letter on my Catholic junior high school’s stationary. But I love it! I guess I had some Dadaist tendencies, even at the age of 13. It reads, “HI DAD! This is wrong. I shouldn’t be doing this. See you soon. Melissa.”
I do remember there being some good postal pranks documented in the RE/Search book, Pranks. If you have sent or received any postal pranks, do tell.
Oy vey. I haven’t posted in quite some time. And that Mother’s Day card that I said I was going to mail to my mom? Its still sitting in an envelope on my desk, addressed but not sent because its big and requires a trip to the post office. My new gig as a mother of 2 has made both a trip to the post office and writing a blog entry seem insurmountable. But I LOVE sending mail and posting here. It ain’t easy to find the time but I’ve got to make it happen, even when I am mostly always a tired mess. So I am re-committing, taking baby steps. I hope you’ll join me. Viva Snail Mail!
To kick off the inspiration, here are some photos by the lovely and talented iphone flaneur, Remy Steiner.